What Happened on February 21, 1947

Historical Events

Polaroid Land Camera Model 95

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

Pro Wrestling

Whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champ

Famous Birthdays

  • Olympia Snowe, American politician (Rep-R-Maine, 1979-95, Senator-R-Maine 1995-2013), born in Augusta, Maine
  • Victor Sokolov, Russian dissident journalist and priest (d. 2006)
Born in 1947

About February 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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