What Happened on March 17, 1947

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Gomm, British rock rhythm guitarist (Brinsely Schwarz, 1970-74 - Hooked On Love), and songwriter (Cruel To Be Kind), born in Chiswick, England
  • James K. Morrow, American author (The Last Witchfinder), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jan Andersson, Swedish politician
  • Yury Chernavsky, Russian-born Composer and Producer
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About March 17, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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