On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1947

Historical Events

  • 200" mirror arrives at Mt Palomar Observatory, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Boone, baseball player and manager (Phillies, Angels), born in San Diego, California
  • Lamar Smith, American politician (Rep-R-Texas 1987-2019), born in San Antonio, Texas
1947 Highlights

About November 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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