What Happened on July 12, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • György Orbán, Hungarian choral composer and educator, born in Târgu Mureș, Romania
  • Pollamani Krishnamurthy, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (1971 WI tour) (d. 1999)
  • Richard C. McCarty, American professor of psychology, born in Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Wilko Johnson [John Wilkinson], British guitarist, singer and songwriter (Dr. Feelgood, 1971-77 - "She Does It Right"), born in Canvey Island, Essex, England (d. 2022)
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmie Lunceford, American swing jazz saxophonist and bandleader (Rhythm Is Our Business; For Dancers Only), dies of a heart attack at 45 [1] [2]
1947 Highlights

About July 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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