On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1947

Historical Events

  • Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Allegro" premieres at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances

Famous Birthdays

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

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? 73 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra