On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1947

Historical Events

  • US Open Women's Golf, Starmount Forest CC: American Betty Jameson wins her only US crown, 6 strokes ahead of runners-up Polly Riley and Sally Sessions, both amateurs
  • Yanks beat Senators 3-1 starting a 19 game winning streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Moss, Australian cricketer (one Test Australia v Pakistan 1979), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Michael Carter, Scottish actor, born in Dumfries, Scotland

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis, American comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

1947 Highlights

About June 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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