January 15, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California.

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short

Birthdays in History

  • Andrea Martin, comediene (SCTV, Club Paradise), born in Portland, Maine

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Elizabeth Short, American victim in the Black Dahlia case, murdered at 22

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short