On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Carole Bayer Sager, American singer-songwriter ("On My Own"; "That's What Friends Are For"), and wife of Burt Bacharach, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Don Brooks, American session and touring harmonica player (Waylon Jennings; Ken Burns' "The Civil War"), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2000)
  • Florentino PĂ©rez, Spanish football executive
  • Mike Allsup, American rock guitarist (Three Dog Night - "Joy To The World"), born in Modesto, California
1947 Highlights

About March 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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