On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1947

Historical Events

  • SS Himera runs aground at Athens, kills 392

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Haber, actor (China is Near)
  • Ann Compton, news reporter (ABC TV)
  • Paula Deen, American chef and restaurateur, born in Albany, Georgia
  • Roderic "Rod" Evans, English rocker (The Maze, Deep Purple), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire, England
1947 Highlights

About January 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn