On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1947

Historical Events

  • Brazil & Chile break diplomatic relations with USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • George McCorkle, American guitarist, and songwriter (Marshall Tucker Band - "Fire on the Mountain"), born in Chester, South Carolina (d. 2007)
  • Lucas Papademos, Greek economist and Prime Minister of Greece (2011-12), born in Athens, Greece
  • Thomas Boswell, American sports columnist (Washington Post), born in Washington, D.C.
1947 Highlights

About October 11, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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