What Happened on June 11, 1947

Historical Events

Film Release

Perennial Christmas film "Miracle on 34th St" starring John Payne and Maureen O'Hara, directed by George Seaton is released

  • WW II sugar rationing finally ends in US (began May 28, 1942)

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Leonard, American R&B singer (Temptations, 1975-83 - "In A Lifetime"; "Power"), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration
  • Laloo Prasad Yadav, Indian politician (Minister of Railways, 2004-09), born in Gopalganj, Bihar, India
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • David I. Walsh, 46th Governor of Massachusetts, dies at 74

About June 11, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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