On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 1947

Historical Events

BeatificationCatholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur

260th Pope Pius XII
260th Pope
Pius XII
  • Test Cricket debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch
  • U.S. President Harry Truman signs executive order 9835 requiring "complete and unswerving loyalty to the United States" of Federal employees

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Franco Mussida, Italian progressive rock musician (Premiata Forneria Marconi), born in Milan, Italy
1947 Highlights

About March 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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