What Happened on January 12, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Dempsey, American NFL kicker (Pro Bowl, First-team All-Pro 1969; New Orleans Saints; longest winning field goal, 63 yards), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Jonas Cohn, German philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77
1947 Highlights

About January 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn