On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Wilson, British rock drummer (Procol Harum - "Whiter Shade of Pale"), born in Edmonton, London (d. 1990)
  • David Lloyd, cricketer (England opener, 214 v India 1974)
  • Elliot Ray Scheiner, American Grammy winning music producer, mixer and engineer (History of the Eagles), born in the US
  • Patrick Barlow, English actor, comedian and playwright
  • Patrick Chesnais, French actor
  • Roger Kenneth Evans, English politician
  • Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)

Famous Deaths

  • William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (General Motors), dies at 85
1947 Highlights

About March 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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