What Happened on March 15, 1947

Historical Events

  • John Lee appointed 1st black commissioned officer in US Navy

Famous Birthdays

  • (Ryland) "Ry" Cooder, American blues guitarist and producer (Crossroads), born in Los Angeles, California
  • David Colley, Australian cricket fast bowler (3 Tests, 6 wickets, BB 3/83, 1 x 50; NSW CA), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Juraj Kukura, Slovak actor (Traffik; It's Better to Be Wealthy and Healthy Than Poor and Ill), born in PreŇ°ov, Slovakia
  • Larisa Grigoriyevna Pozharskaya, Russian cosmonaut
  • Stomu Yamash'ta, Japanese percussionist, keyboard player and traditional Japanese-progressive rock fusion composer (Go), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Tomas Pettersson, Swedish cyclist (Olympic silver 1968)
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About March 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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