On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1947

Historical Events

  • Indonesia begins 1st political election

Famous Birthdays

  • Chetan Chauhan, Indian cricket batsman (40 Tests @ 31.57), born in Meerut, India (d. 2020)
  • Jimmy Duncan, American politician (Rep-R-Tennessee 1988-2019), born in Lebanon, Tennessee
  • Wendell Burton, actor (Lucas-New Dick Van Dyke Show), born in San Antonio, Texas
1947 Highlights

About July 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer