On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • WWJ (now WDIV) TV channel 4 in Detroit, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • David Franzoni, American screenwriter
  • Gunnar Hansen, Icelandic-born American actor (Leatherface in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre), born in Reykjav√≠k (d. 2015)
  • Jan Garbarek, Norwegian musician