On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1947

Historical Events

  • 1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3)

Famous Birthdays

  • Danie Schutte, South African underminister of Justice, born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Harold Danko, American jazz pianist (Woody Herman's Thundering Herd), and educator (Eastman School), born in Ohio
  • Jerrold Nadler, American attorney and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in NYC, New York
  • Peter Holm, Swedish ex-husband and manager of Joan Collins
1947 Highlights

About June 13, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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