What Happened on November 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Howard Hughes flies "Spruce Goose", a huge wooden airplane for the first and last time

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ryder Cup Golf, Portland GC: US wins first post WWII event, 11-1; Ben Hogan American captain; Henry Cotton GB skipper

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Nave), born in Birmingham, England
  • David Anthony Ahern, Australian composer, born in Sydney