What Happened on January 15, 1947

Historical Events

Event of Interest

The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Martin, American-Canadian Tony Award winning stage and screen actress (Pippin; My Favorite Year; SCTV; My Big Fat Greek Wedding films), and Emmy Award winning screenwriter (SCTV), born in Portland, Maine
  • Pete Waterman, English record producer (Stock Aitken & Waterman - "Road Block"), born in Stoke Heath, Coventry
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

Elizabeth Short (1924-1947)

American victim in the Black Dahlia case, murdered at 22

1947 Highlights

About January 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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