What Happened on March 24, 1947

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

  • US Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the presidency

Famous Birthdays

Alan SugarAlan Sugar (76 years old)

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

  • Christine Gregoire (née O'Grady), American politician (Governor of Washington, 2005-13), born in Adrian, Michigan
  • Meiko Kaji [Masako Ohta], Japanese film actress and singer (Lady Snowblood), born in Kanda, Tokyo, Japan
  • Mike Kellie, British session and touring rock drummer (Spooky Tooth; The Only Ones), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2017)
  • Paul McCandless, American jazz and new age oboist, bass-clarinetist, and composer (Oregon; Paul Winter Consort; Steven Halpern), born in Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • Pieter W Coetzer, South African journalist/MP (NP)
Born in 1947

About March 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 76 years
Leap Year: No

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