What Happened on July 9, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


HeartEngagement of Interest

Engagement of Britain's Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten

Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Philip

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Spain votes for Franco monarchy

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco

Famous Birthdays

  • Haruomi Hosono, Japanese musician (Yellow Magic Orchestra), born in Minato, Tokyo, Japan
  • Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Mitch Mitchell, English drummer (Jimi Hendrix Experience), born in Ealing, Middlesex (d. 2008)

Person of interestO.J. Simpson

O.J. Simpson [Orenthal James], NFL Running Back (Buf Bills), born in San Francisco, California

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Famous Deaths

  • Lucjan ┼╗eligowski, Polish general (b. 1865)