On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Kelly, American singer (Hues Corporation Rock the boat), born in Fairfield, Alabama
  • Josep Borrell, 22nd President of the European Parliament (2004-07), born in La Pobla de Segur, Lérida, Spain
  • Roger D. Kornberg, American biochemist (Nobel 2006), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Willa Cather, American writer (My Ántonia), dies at 73
1947 Highlights

About April 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus