On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

  • 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
  • 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? 74 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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