On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1947

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"; "Blue Kentucky Girl"), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Hardstaff Sr., English cricket batsman (5 Tests; umpire 21 Tests), dies at 64
1947 Highlights

About April 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries