On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Anderson, American jazz and session guitarist, and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dana Rohrabacher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Coronado, California
  • Joey Molland, British rock guitarist (Badfinger - "Come And Get It"; "Day After Day"), born in Liverpool, England
  • Lex van Delden, Dutch actor (Soldier of Orange), born in Amsterdam (d. 2010)
  • Meredith Baxter-Birney, American actress (Family Ties, Bridget Loves Bernie), born in South Pasadena, California
  • Michael Gross, American actor (Family Ties, FBI murders), born in Chicago, Illinois

Shirin Ebadi

Shirin Ebadi, Iranian lawyer, human rights activist and 1st Iranian Muslim woman to receive a Nobel Peace Prize (2003), born in Hamadan, Iran


1947 Highlights

About June 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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