On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st network news-Dumont's "News from Washington"
  • Pravda denounces Marshall Plan

Famous Birthdays

  • -minu [Hans-Peter Hammel], Swiss columnist and writer
  • Tom "Bones" Malone, American jazz musician, arranger, and producer, born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Francois Capart, Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86