On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player, born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 2003)
  • RubĂ©n Olivares, Mexican boxer (4-division world champion), born in Mexico City, Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Hewitt, American professional football player, 1932-39 & 1943 (Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles), one of the last players to not wear a helmet, dies in a car crash at 37
1947 Highlights

About January 14, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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