On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Champlin, American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and producer (Chicago, 1981-2009; Sons of Champlin), born in Oakland, California
  • Dorothy Germain Porter, American golfer (US Curtis Cup winning captain 1966), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • Jiggs Kalra, Indian food writer "Czar of Indian cuisine", born in Punjab region, India (d. 2019)
  • Jonathan Hyde, Australian-born actor (Titanic), born in Brisbane, Australia
1947 Highlights

About May 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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