What Happened on June 22, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)
  • Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

"Pistol" Pete Maravich, American NBA star (Atlanta Hawks), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania (d. 1988)

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
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Pete Maravich
  • David L Lander, American actor (Squiggy-Laverne & Shirley), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Howard Kaylan, founding member of The Turtles
  • Jerry Rawlings, former President of Ghana
  • Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)
  • Octavia E[stelle] Butler, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed)