What Happened on March 1, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • International Monetary Fund begins operation

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2016)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Rocket engineer Werner von Braun (34) weds Maria Luise von Quistorp in Landshut, Germany

Rocket Scientist Werner von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Werner von Braun

Famous Deaths

  • J Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed