On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1947

Historical Events

  • 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC
  • Soviet Union doesn't participate in Marshall Plan

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Buckley, American actress (Abby-8 is Enough, 1776, Cats), born in Big Spring, Texas
  • Dave Barry, American humorist and author, born in Armonk, New York
  • Rob Rensenbrink, Dutch soccer left winger or forward (46 caps; Anderlecht), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2020)
1947 Highlights

About July 3, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer