On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1947

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

John Steinbeck's novel "Pearl" published

  • The US House of Representatives Committee on Un-American Activities finds "Hollywood 10" in contempt because of their refusal to reveal whether they were communists

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
  • Dwight Schultz, actor (A-Team), born in Baltimore, Maryland
1947 Highlights

About November 24, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius