On This Day

What Happened on February 25, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Thomson, Australian soccer coach (Socceroos 1990-96), born in Rosewell, Scotland (d. 2003)
  • Lee Evans, American athlete (Olympic gold men's 400m, 4x400m relay 1968), born in Madera, California
  • Lewis Moonie, British MP

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82
1947 Highlights

About February 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces