On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

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