What Happened on March 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Belgian government of Paul-Henri Spaak (Belgium Socialist Party) forms

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Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek conquers Jenan

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

Famous Birthdays

  • Earlie Fires, jockey (Hialeah Park)
  • Glenn Close, American actress (The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Marinho Peres, Brazilian football player
  • Vince Martino, WLAF offensive asst (Barcelona Dragons), born in Schenectady, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Willem F J Pijper, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 52