On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Ciner, American rock guitarist (American Breed - "Bend Me, Shape Me"; Three Dog Night - "Joy To The World"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dick "Dirt" Tidrow, American MLB pitcher, 1972-84 (Cleveland Indians; New York Yankees and 3 other teams), and executive (Asst GM, San Francisco Giants), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jon Landau, American music writer, artist manager, and record producer (Bruce Springsteen; Train; Shania Twain), born in New York City
  • Karin Struck, German feminist writer, born in GroƟ Kiesow
  • Tamara Dobson, American actress (Amazons; Cleopatra Jones), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • John Ray Sinnock, US chief engraver (1925-47), dies at 59
1947 Highlights

About May 14, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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