On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Lev Bulat, Russian physicist, born in Chernovtsy, Ukraine
  • Meshach Taylor, American actor, born in Altadena, CA, (d. 2014)
  • Michael Hindley, British politician, Member of the European Parliament, born in Blackburn, England
  • Michael Wright, British academic, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University
  • Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York
  • Uli Edel, German film director (Last Exit to Brooklyn), born in Neuenburg am Rhein, South Baden, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Louise Peete, American convicted serial killer, dies at 66
1947 Highlights

About April 11, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries