On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1947

Historical Events

  • Vincent Aurial elected President of France

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgette Mosbacher, American CEO (La Prairie cosmetics), born in Highland, Indiana
  • Harvey Proctor, British politician, born in Pontefract, United Kingdom
  • James "Sandy" Pinkard, American country music songwriter, born in Abbeville, Louisiana
  • Juliet Berto, French actress (Le Sex Shop), born in Grenoble France (d. 1990)
  • Magdalen Nabb, British author, born in Lancashire, United Kingdom (d. 2007)
1947 Highlights

About January 16, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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