What Happened on January 23, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Gatewood Galbraith, American author & attorney, born in Carlisle, Kentucky (d. 2012)
  • Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia, born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • Tom Carper, American politician (D-Delaware, Senator 2001-, Governor of Delaware 1993-2001, Rep 1983-93), born in Beckley, West Virginia
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Bonnard, French painter and illustrator, dies at 79
  • Roy Park, Australian cricketer (prolific Victorian bat & official), dies at 54
1947 Highlights

About January 23, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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