On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Medved, USSR, wrestler (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72)
  • Derek Shulman, Scottish musician (Gentle Giant), born in Glasgow

Person of interestFarrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett, American actress (Charlie's Angels, The Burning Bed), born in Corpus Christi, Texas (d. 2009)

  • Peter Lucia, American rock drummer (Tommy James & Shondells-Crystal Blue), born in Morristown, New Jersey
1947 Highlights

About February 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius