What Happened on July 18, 1947

Historical Events

  • British seize "Exodus 1947" ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine

Event of Interest

King George VI signs Indian Independence Act

  • Tigers shut out Yanks 2-0, end 19 game winning streak
  • US begins administering Trust Territory of Pacific Islands
  • US President Harry Truman signs Presidential Succession Act
1947 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ayn Rumen, American actress (Janet-McLean Stevenson Show), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Kurt Mann, American actor (Bad Penny), born in Roslyn, New York
  • Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician (Member of the Canadian Parliament for Mississauga West), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Born in 1947

About July 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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