On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
  • The development of photosensitive glass, which had occurred ten years previously, is announced publicly

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Pryce, Holywell Flintshire, Welsh actor (Brazil, Pirates of the Caribbean)
  • Ron Dennis, CBE, F1 team principal (McLaren)
  • Ron Wood, rock guitarist (Faces, Jeff Beck Group, Rolling Stones)