What Happened on June 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow CC Detroit
  • Flying saucers sighted over Mount Rainier by pilot Ken Arnold

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • Jim Ferrier wins PGA golf tournament

Famous Birthdays

  • Marianne Delgorge, singer/actress (Ice Cream Soda)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mick Fleetwood, rock drummer (Fleetwood Mac-Go Your Own Way), born in London, England

Musician Mick Fleetwood
Mick Fleetwood
  • Peter Weller, Stevens Point WI, actor (Robocop, Of Unknown Origin)
  • Walter Willison, Monterrey Park California, actor (McDuff the Talking Dog)

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Seidel, Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (b. 1864)