What Happened on April 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Frederik IX becomes King of Denmark

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author
  • Bj√∂rn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede)
  • David Leland, actor and director (Nothing But Trouble), born in Cambridge, England

Famous Deaths

  • Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47), dies at 76