On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Nollman, American theatre composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Person of interestNolan Ryan

Nolan Ryan, American baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB no-hit leader [7], strikeout leader [5,714]), born in Refugio, Texas

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

1947 Highlights

About January 31, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius