On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl Okin, British jazz guitarist, songwriter and comic (Musical Genius and Sex Symbol), born in Carshalton, Surrey, England
  • Jim Nollman, American theatre composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Nolan Ryan

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

1947 Highlights

About January 31, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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