What Happened on March 20, 1947

Historical Events

  • 180 tonne blue whale (record) caught in South Atlantic

Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Palmer, British progressive rock drummer (Emerson Lake & Palmer - Karn Evil 9; Asia - Heat of the Moment), born in Handsworth, Birmingham, England
  • John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and film director (Ebberöds bank, Med folket för fosterlandet), dies at 62
1947 Highlights

About March 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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