On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1947

Historical Events

  • American boxer Ike Williams knocks out Bob Montgomery in 6 rounds in Philadelphia to unify the world lightweight title
  • The Supreme Court of Japan is established

Famous Birthdays

  • Klaus Schulze, German composer
  • Paul Leyton, English musician and rocker (Seekers), born in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
1947 Highlights

About August 4, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo