What Happened on March 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Beggar's Holiday" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 111 performances
  • 101st Grand National: Eddie Dempsey aboard Caughoo wins

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Stepenovich Viktorenko, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3, 8, 14, 20), born in Olginka, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
  • Bobby Kimball American rocker (Toto-Roseann), born in Orange, Texas
  • Peter Hinchcliffe, co-founder (Iceland Frozen Foods)