On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Broadbent, New Zealand jazz pianist (Developing Story), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Irish political activist, born in Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull, 1967-70; Wild Turkey), born in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, (d. 2014)
  • Saskia [Trudy van den Berg], Dutch singer (S & Serge; Spinning Wheel), born in Grootebroek, North Holland
1947 Highlights

About April 23, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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