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 (76 years old)

American country singer ("Together Again"; "Blue Kentucky Girl"), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Hardstaff Sr., English cricket batsman (5 Tests; 3 x 50; Nottinghamshire CCC) and umpire (21 Tests), dies at 64
1947 Highlights

About April 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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