On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Buckwheat Zydeco [Stanley Dural, Jr.], American B-3 organist, accordionist and singer (Where There's Smoke, There's Fire), born in Lafayette, Louisiana (d. 2016)

Person of interestP. J. O'Rourke

P. J. O'Rourke, American journalist and satirist (Parliament of Whores, Easy Money), born in Toledo, Ohio

Journalist and Satirist P. J. O'Rourke
Journalist and Satirist
P. J. O'Rourke

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Allard, French Canadian fiddler (b. 1873)
1947 Highlights

About November 14, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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