On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Clodagh Rodgers, Irish singer (Come Back and Shake Me), born in Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland
  • Eddie Hodges, Miss, actor/singer (High Hopes, Adv of Huckleberry Finn)
  • Kent Tekulve, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Alfredo Casella, Italian composer and conductor (La Giara), dies at 63
1947 Highlights

About March 5, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces