On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1947

Historical Events

  • Atomic Energy Commission confirmed

Sports History

Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler suspends Brooklyn Dodger Leo Durocher for 1 year for "association with known gamblers"

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • Tornadoes striking West Texas & Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300

Famous Deaths

  • Konrad Friedrich Noetel, German composer, dies at 43
1947 Highlights

About April 9, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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