What Happened on February 12, 1947

Historical Events

  • Daytime fireball & meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia

Event of Interest

French fashion designer Christian Dior presents his first influential collection, named the "New Look"

  • Record 100.5-kg sailfish caught by C. W. Stewart, near the Galapagos Islands
1947 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Guus Willemse, Dutch bassist/singer (Solution)
  • Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian leader of Damdami Taksal (d. 1984)
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Sidney Toler, American actor, director and playwright (Madame X, Meeting at Midnight), dies at 72

About February 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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