On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1947

Historical Events

  • KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)
  • Schilderijenvervalser Han of Meegeren to 1 years jail sentenced

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • J. C. [John Charles] Crowley, American musician, born in Houston, Texas
  • Patrice Leconte, director (Monsieur Hire, Hairdresser's Husband)
  • Ron Bryant, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Emmuska Orczy, British author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82
1947 Highlights

About November 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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