On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1947

Historical Events

  • Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia
  • Netherlands Radio Union forms
  • Province of Petsamo returned to Soviet Union by Finland
  • WW II peace treaties signed

Famous Birthdays

  • Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
  • John Christopher "Chris" Ethridge, American country rock bass guitarist (International Submarine Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers), born in Meridian, Mississippi (d. 2012)
  • Louise Arbour, Canadian judge
  • Nicholas Owen, English newsreader
1947 Highlights

About February 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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