On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1947

Historical Events

  • 1st political action of Netherlands Army on Java and Sumatra
  • 34th Tour de France won by Jean Robic of France

Famous Birthdays

Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana, Mexican-American rock guitarist (Santana - "Black Magic Woman"), born in Autlán de Navarro, Mexico

Musician Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana
  • Gerd Binnig, Frankfurt, physicist (tunneling microscope-Nobel 1986)
  • James Harris, Amnerican NFL quarterback (Buffalo, LA, San Diego), born in Monroe, Louisiana
1947 Highlights

About July 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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