On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1947

Historical Events

  • 200 die when train derails and falls into a river in Canton, China
  • Cleveland Indian Don Black no-hits Philadelphia A's, 3-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor General of Pakistan by then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Clement Attlee

Founder of Pakistan Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Founder of Pakistan
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
British Prime Minister Clement Attlee
British Prime Minister
Clement Attlee

Famous Birthdays

  • Arlo Guthrie, American singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • John Trevor Key, British photographer (d. 1995)
  • Richard Schmiechen, American film producer (The Times of Harvey Milk), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1993) [1]
1947 Highlights

About July 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer