January 20, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Brigadier General Edwin K Wright, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

Birthdays in History

  • George Grantham, rocker (Poco-Crazy Eyes)
  • Stephen A Schwarzman, American CEO of The Blackstone Group and Chairman of President Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum, born in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Deaths in History

  • Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35