What Happened on February 23, 1947

Historical Events

Historic Event

US General Eisenhower opens drive to raise $170M in aid for European Jews

Famous Birthdays

  • Anton Mosimann, Swiss chef (Dorchester Hotel), born in Solothurn, Swiss Jura
  • Colin Sanders, British computer engineer (Solid State Logic), born in England (d. 1998)
  • Geoff Cope, cricketer (England off-spinner 1977-78)
  • John McWethy, American journalist (d. 2008)
  • Pia Kj√¶rsgaard, Danish politician
  • Shakira Caine, Guyana, actress (Man Who be King)/Miss Guyana (1967)
1947 Highlights

About February 23, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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