What Happened on March 29, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Beggar's Holiday" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 111 performances
  • 101st Grand National: 100/1 Irish outsider Caughoo ridden by 35-year-old jockey Eddie Dempsey wins by 20 lengths from Lough Conn

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, British businessman (co-founder of Iceland Frozen Foods)
  • Robert Gordon, American rockabilly revival singer-songwriter (Red Hot), and actor (The Loveless), born in Bethesda, Maryland (d. 2022)
Born in 1947

About March 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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