On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1947

Historical Events

  • -8°F (-13°C), Charlotte Pass, NSW (Australian record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Brooks, comedian (Broadcast News, Lost in America), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Curt Weldon, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania 1987-2007), born in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
  • Don Henley, American rock drummer/vocalist (Eagles - "Desparado"; "Boys Of Summer"), born in Linden, Texas
  • Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
1947 Highlights

About July 22, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer