On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat
  • Shin Takarajima (New Treasure Island) by Osamu Tezuka published, first manga cartoon in tankĊbon form

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Connes, French mathematician
  • Norm Van Lier, American basketball player
  • Robin Scott, English singer (M), born in London

Famous Deaths

  • George II, King of Greece (1922-1924, and 1935-1947), dies of arteriosclerosis at 56