What Happened on July 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Banks [Brockbanks], British rock guitarist and singer-songwriter described as "the architect of progressive music" (Yes, the Syn, Flash), born in Chipping Barnet, London (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Kolker, German-American actor and director (Holiday, Baby Face, Mad Love), dies at 72
  • Walter Donaldson, American songwriter (b. 1893)