On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Hunt, Australia, world-champion squash player
  • Mark Stein, American rock singer, Hammond organ and keyboard player, and songwriter (Vanilla Fudge - "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in Bayonne, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Victor Hely-Hutchinson, British composer (Carol Symphony), dies of pneumonia at 45
1947 Highlights

About March 11, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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