On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Dana Rohrabacher, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in Coronado, California
  • Joseph "Joey" Molland, British rock guitarist (Badfinger-Come & Get It), 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

Person of interestShirin Ebadi

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

Lawyer and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi
Lawyer and human rights activist
Shirin Ebadi

1947 Highlights

About June 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer