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, English cricket batsman (9 Tests, 1 x 100, HS 214no; Lancashire CCC), coach (England 1996-99) and broadcaster (Sky Sports), born in Accrington, England
  • 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 Schiff, American politician (Rep-R-New Mexico 1989-98), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1998)
Born in 1947

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? 76 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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