On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1947

Historical Events

  • Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of christian-dems & communists

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich named professor at conservatoire of Leningrad

  • NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Ingram, British politician, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Mike Brant, Israeli pop singer, born in Famagusta, Cyprus (d. 1975)
  • Normie Rowe, Australian singer, born in Melbourne, Australia
1947 Highlights

About February 1, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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