What Happened on July 20, 1947

Historical Events

  • 1st political action of Netherlands Army on Java and Sumatra
  • Tour de France: French rider Jean Robic takes lead on final stage to win overall classification; Pierre Brambilla of Italy mountains champion

Famous Birthdays

Carlos SantanaCarlos Santana (75 years old)

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

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

About July 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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