On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Lowery, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from California (1981-93), born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothea Binz, Nazi war criminal (b. 1920)
  • William Moulton Marston, American psychologist (inventor of an early prototype of the lie detector) and writer (co-creator, Wonder Woman), dies at 53