What Happened on November 19, 1947

Historical Events

  • 200" mirror arrives at Mt Palomar Observatory, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Boone, American baseball catcher (4×MLB All-Star; World Series 1980 Philadelphia Phillies; 7×Gold Glove Award) and manager (KC Royals, Cincinnati Reds), born in San Diego, California
  • Lamar Smith, American politician (Rep-R-Texas 1987-2019), born in San Antonio, Texas
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About November 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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