What Happened on July 5, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 108 performances

Baseball Record

Cleveland Indians rookie Larry Doby becomes 1st black player in AL when he strikes out in 6-5 loss vs Chicago White Sox

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Osborne beats Doris Hart 6-2, 6-4 for her only Wimbledon singles title

1947 History

About July 5, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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