What Happened on October 10, 1947

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical "Allegro" premieres at Majestic Theater, NYC; runs for 318 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Giant Haystacks [Martin Ruane], English professional wrestler, born in Camberwell, London, England (d. 1998)
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • [Joseph Jacinto] Jo Mora, Uruguayan-born American cartoonist, cowboy and illustrator who lived with the Hopi tribe and wrote extensively of his experiences, dies at 70
1947 Highlights

About October 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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