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 (Olympic gold 4x400m, bronze 400m 1968), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

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

About June 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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