On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward James Olmos, American actor (Miami Vice, Stand & Deliver, Triumph), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lonnie Turner, bassist/vocalist (Steve Miller Band-Abracadabra)
  • Rupert Holmes, English musician

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Janet, French psychologist and neurologist (contributed to the modern concept of mental and emotional disorders involving anxiety, phobias, and other abnormal behaviour), dies at 87
1947 Highlights

About February 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces