On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (5 Tests, 14 wickets; Derbyshire), born in Dronfield, England
  • Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian politician and founder of the People's Justice Party (PKR), born in Bukit Mertajam, Malaya
  • Ian Anderson, Scottish-born musician, singer, and songwriter (Jethro Tull), born in Fife, Scotland
1947 Highlights

About August 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo