On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Hyman, American rock trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears, 1968-70), and chiropractor, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Steve Currie, British rock bassist (T. Rex; Marc Bolan), born in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England (d. 1981)
1947 Highlights

About May 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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