What Happened on January 21, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Sweethearts" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 288 performances

Music Premiere

Arthur Honegger's 4th Symphony premieres in Basel, Switzerland

Famous Birthdays

  • (Julian) "Pye" Hastings, British singer and musician (Caravan - "In The Land of Grey and Pink"), born in Tomnavoulin, Banffshire, Scotland
  • Jill Eikenberry, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jimmy Ibbotson, American country and folk-rock singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Michel Jonasz, French pop and jazz singer-songwriter, and composer, born in Drancy, France
Born in 1947

About January 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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