On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1947

Historical Events

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

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Arthur Honegger's 4th Symphony premieres in Basel

Composer Arthur Honegger
Composer
Arthur Honegger

Famous Birthdays

  • Jill Eikenberry, (Ann Kelsey-LA Law, Manhattan Project), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jimmy Ibbotson, Penn, country singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
  • Michel Jonasz, French singer and composer
  • Pye [Julian] Hastings, British singer and musician (Caravan - In The Land of Grey and Pink), born in Tomnavoulin, Banffshire, Scotland
1947 Highlights

About January 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius