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
  • Polly Matzinger, French-American immunologist (danger model for the immune system), born in La Seyne, France
  • Wendell Burton, American actor (New Dick Van Dyke Show - "Lucas"; The Sterile Cuckoo), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2017)
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About July 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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