On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author (The Alchemist), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Roger De Vlaeminck, Belgian racing cyclist, born in Eeklo, East Flanders, Belgium
  • Vladimir Masorin, Russian admiral (commanded the Caspian Flotilla 1996-2002), born in Bely, Tver Oblast, Soviet Union
1947 Highlights

About August 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo