On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Les Barker, English poet, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Martin Christoph Redel, German composer, born in Detmold, Germany
  • Steve Marriott, British rock guitarist, singer & songwriter (Small Faces, 1965-68, 75-78); Humble Pie, 1969-75, 79-83 - Eat It), born in Manor Park, London (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick F Blackman, English botanist, dies at 80
1947 Highlights

About January 30, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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