On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1947

Historical Events

  • President Harry Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Vanda [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)

Person of interestJames Patterson

James Patterson, American author (Alex Cross, Witch and Wizard), born in Newburgh, New York

  • Patrick Olive, percussionist (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)
  • Priscilla Yates, director (Royal Academy of Dancing)
1947 Highlights

About March 22, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries