On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1947

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st instant developing camera demonstrated by Edwin Land at the Optical Society of America in NYC

Scientist and Inventor Edwin Land
Scientist and Inventor
Edwin Land
  • Whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Olympia J Snowe, (Rep-R-ME, 1979- )
  • Victor Sokolov, Russian journalist (d. 2006)
1947 Highlights

About February 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces