On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Giammarese, American rock guitarist (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Ettore Bugatti, Italian-French automobile designer and manufacturer (Automobiles E. Bugatti), dies at 65
1947 Highlights

About August 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo