On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1947

Historical Events

  • 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, Rhode Island

Famous Birthdays

  • David Essex [Cook], English rock vocalist and actor (That'll be the Day), born in London, England
  • Spencer Christian, American TV weatherman (Good Morning America), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Torsten Palm, Swedish racing driver, born in Kristinehamn, Sweden
1947 Highlights

About July 23, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo