On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Wallace, newscaster (NBC Weekend News), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • George Lam, Hong Kong veteran Cantopop singer, born in Hong Kong

Famous Deaths

  • Nelson Betancourt, cricket wicket-keeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42
1947 Highlights

About October 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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