On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Carles Rexach, former Spanish-Catalan footballer and coach
  • Chris Thomas, British sound engineer and record producer (Beatles; Pink Floyd; Procol Harem; Elton John; The Pretenders), born in Brentford, Middlesex, England
  • Drew Abbott, American rock guitarist (Silver Bullet Band, 1974-83), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Krak√≥w
  • John Lees, British progressive rock guitarist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), born in Oldham, England
  • Peter Sundelin, Swedish yachtsmen (Olympic gold 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Veit Valentin, German/American historian (German People), dies at 61
1947 Highlights

About January 13, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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