On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1947

Historical Events

  • British Amateur Women's Golf, Gullane GC: Babe Didrikson becomes first American to win event; beats England's Jacqueline Gordon 5 & 4

Famous Birthdays

  • Ron Freeman, American athlete, 4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1968), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Jazeps Medins, Latvian composer, dies at 70
1947 Highlights

About June 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini