What Happened on February 24, 1947

Famous Birthdays

Edward James OlmosEdward James Olmos (76 years old)

American actor (Miami Vice, Stand & Deliver, Triumph), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Lonnie Turner, American rock and blues bassist (Steve Miller Band - "Fly Like An Eagle"), born in Berkeley, California (d. 2013)
  • Rupert Holmes [David Goldstein], British pop songwriter ("Escape (The PiƱa Colada Song)"; "Him"), and Tony Award-winning composer (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), born in Northwich, England
Born in 1947

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? 76 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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