On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1947

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arnold J. Toynbee appears on the front cover of Time magazine


Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Gomm, rock guitarist
  • James Morrow, American author
  • Jan Andersson, Swedish politician
  • Yury Chernavsky, Russian-born Composer and Producer
1947 Highlights

About March 17, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces