What Happened on October 14, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina gives golden award to general Eisenhower

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlie Joiner, Many La, NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego)
  • Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist