On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1947

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • -minu [Hans-Peter Hammel], Swiss columnist and writer, born in Basel, Switzerland
  • Tom "Bones" Malone, American jazz musician, arranger, and producer (SNL; Blues Brothers), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Francois Capart, Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86
1947 Highlights

About June 16, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini