What Happened on March 12, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Chocolate Soldier" opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances
  • Belgian government of Huysmans resigns

Event of Interest

US President Harry Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism

1947 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jill O'Hara, American Broadway actress (Promises! Promises!), born in Warren, Pennsylvania
  • Kalervo Palsa, Finnish artist (d. 1987)

Mitt RomneyMitt Romney (76 years old)

American politician (Senator-R-Utah 2019-, 70th Governor of Massachusetts 2003-07, 2012 presidential candidate), born in Detroit, Michigan

Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • "Winston Churchill the American", American novelist (b. 1871)
  • Smith Wigglesworth, British religious figure, dies at 87

About March 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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