On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Gretchen Corbett, American actress (Beth-Rockford Files), born in Portland, Oregon
  • John Stocker, Canadian voice actor (The Dream Team), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician (Minister of Gender Equality), born in Sjuntorp, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Tobias Norlind, Swedish musicologist, dies at 68
1947 Highlights

About August 13, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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