On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • Shoto Tanemura, Japanese martial artist, born in Matsubushi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Manolete [Manuel Laureano Rodríguez Sánchez], Spanish bullfighter, dies at 30
1947 Highlights

About August 28, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo