On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1947

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Gentlemen's Agreement" directed by Elia Karan and starring Gregory Peck and Dorothy McGuire premieres in New York (Best Picture 1948)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Lee Sexton, American bass guitarist (Little Charlie and the Night Cats), born in North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Callum Alexander MacDonald, Scottish historian, born in Eaglesham, Renfrewshire (d. 1997)
  • Pat "Dirty" Daugherty, American rocker (Black Oak Arkansas)

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64
1947 Highlights

About November 11, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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