What Happened on August 10, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Ward, England cricket pace bowler (5 Tests, 14 wickets; Derbyshire CCC), born in Dronfield, England
  • Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian politician and founder of the People's Justice Party (PKR), born in Bukit Mertajam, Malaya
  • Dmitri Alexeev, Russian concert pianist (Leeds International Competition, 1975), and teacher (Royal College of Music - London, 2010-present), born in Moscow, USSR
  • Ian Anderson, Scottish rock singer, flute player, guitarist, and songwriter (Jethro Tull - "Bungle In The Jungle"; "Aqualung"; "Locomotive Breath"), born in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
1947 Highlights

About August 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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