On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1947

Historical Events

  • 9th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Holy Cross beats Oklahoma, 58-47; Crusaders' first victory in first title game
  • Agreement of Linggadjati ratified in Batavia
  • Coal mine explosion in Centralia, Ill, claims 111
  • Last day of Test cricket for Walter Hammond (v NZ, Christchurch)

Famous Birthdays

  • Claudine Schneider, (Rep-R-RI, 1981- )

Person of interestElton John

Elton John [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], English singer (Rocketman), born in Pinner, Middlesex

Singer Elton John
Elton John

1947 Highlights

About March 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries