What Happened on July 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 200 die when train derailed & fell into a river in Canton, China
  • Cleveland Indian Don Black no-hits Philadelphia A's, 3-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor General of Pakistan by then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Clement Attlee.

British Prime Minister Clement Attlee
British Prime Minister
Clement Attlee

Famous Birthdays

  • Arlo Guthrie, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • John Trevor Key, photographer