On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1947

Historical Events

  • Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the presidency

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John D. Rockefeller Jr donates NYC East River site to the UN

Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr
Financier and Philanthropist
John D. Rockefeller Jr

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAlan Sugar

Alan Sugar, English computer manufacturer (Amstrad; chairman / part-owner Tottenham Hotspur FC 1991-2001) and television celebrity (The Apprentice), born in London, England

Computer Entrepreneur Alan Sugar
Computer Entrepreneur
Alan Sugar
  • Christine Gregoire, American politician, current governor of Washington
  • Meiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress
  • Mike Kellie, rock drummer (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
  • Paul McCandless, rocker (Torches on the Lake)
  • Pieter W Coetzer, South African journalist/MP (NP)
1947 Highlights

About March 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries