On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Carlo Terron's "Il diamente del profeta" premieres in Rome

Famous Birthdays

  • Camille Paglia, American author and social critic, born in Endicott, New York
  • Emmylou Harris, American country singer (Together Again), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Hardstaff, cricket (311 runs in 5 Tests for Eng 1907-08), dies