What Happened on June 22, 1947

Historical Events

  • 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)
  • Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)

Famous Birthdays

Pete MaravichPete Maravich (1947-1988)

American Basketball HOF guard (5 × NBA All-Star; All-NBA First Team 1976, 77; NBA scoring champion 1977 NO/Utah Jazz; Atlanta Hawks), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

  • David L. Lander, American actor (Laverne & Shirley - "Squiggy"), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2020)
  • Howard Kaylan {Kaplan], American rock and roll musician and songwriter (The Turtles; Flo and Eddie), born in NYC, New York
  • Jerry Rawlings, Ghanaian Head of State (1981-93) and President of Ghana (1993-2001), born in Accra, Gold Coast (d. 2020)
  • Octavia E. Butler, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Wild Seed), born in Pasadena, California (d. 2006)
Born in 1947

About June 22, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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