On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1947

Historical Events

  • Greek-American soprano makes her Italian debut in the title role of Amilcare Ponchielli's "La Gioconda" at the Verona Arena

Famous Birthdays

  • Massiel [Maria Santamaria], Spanish singer, born in Madrid, Spain
1947 Highlights

About August 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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