On This Day

What Happened on February 17, 1947

Historical Events

  • Dutch RC bishops publish manifest against "godless communism"
  • Voice of America begins broadcasting to USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Cramer, Dutch vocalist (Clown)
  • Dallas Adams, British actor/painter/writer (Terror From Within)
  • Dodie Stevens, actress (Mary Hartman!)
1947 Highlights

About February 17, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius