On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1947

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • David Colley, cricketer (NSW quickie, 3 Tests for Australia 1972)
  • Juraj Kukura, Slovak actor
  • Larisa Grigoriyevna Pozharskaya, Russian cosmonaut
  • Ry[land] Cooder, LA, blues guitarist (Crossroads)
  • Stomu Yamash'ta, composer
  • Tomas Pettersson, Swedish cyclist (Olympic silver 1968)
1947 Highlights

About March 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces