On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1947

Historical Events

  • Belgian government of Paul-Henri Spaak (Belgium Socialist Party) forms

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek conquers Jenan

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek

Famous Birthdays

  • Earlie Fires, jockey (Hialeah Park)

Person of interestGlenn Close

Glenn Close, American actress (The Big Chill, Fatal Attraction), born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Actress Glenn Close
Glenn Close
  • John Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire
  • Marinho Peres, Brazilian football player

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, dies at 52
1947 Highlights

About March 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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