What Happened on April 25, 1947

Historical Events

Sports History

Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to win National Wrestling Association world heavyweight title

  • Trial against WW II mayor of Amsterdam Edward Voete begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Fontana, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jeffrey DeMunn, American actor (Blaze, Frances, Windy City), born in Buffalo, New York

Johan CruyffJohan Cruyff (1947-2016)

Dutch Soccer Player and coach (Ajax/Barcelona), born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands


1947 Highlights

About April 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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