On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" premieres
  • 1st NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: All-Stars beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Trupiano, American sports broadcaster, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Sammy Hagar, American rock vocalist ("I Can't Drive 55"; Van Halen, 1985-96 - "Right Now"), born in Salinas, California

Famous Deaths

  • Sydney Webb, English socialist and economist (founded London School of Economics) and husband of Beatrice Webb, dies at 88
1947 Highlights

About October 13, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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