On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 1947

Historical Events

  • Coal dust explosion rocks Centralia Coal Co's Mine #5 killing 111

Famous Birthdays

  • Karen Valentine, American actress (Love American Style, Room 222), born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Mitch Margo, American rocker (The Tokens, The Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2017)
1947 Highlights

About May 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini