On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1947

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Thor Heyerdahl and the crew of the "Kon-Tiki" sail from Peru to Polynesia

Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer Thor Heyerdahl
Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer
Thor Heyerdahl

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Khan, jazz musician (Christmas Waltz), born in Los Angeles, California
1947 Highlights

About April 28, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus