What Happened on October 14, 1947

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015)

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Atkins, British rock singer (Judas Priest, 1969-73), born in West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
  • Bob Kuechenberg, American football guard (6 x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 1972, 73 Miami Dolphins; First-team All-Pro 1975, 78), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 2019)
  • Charlie Joiner, American NFL receiver (Houston, Cincinnati, San Diego), born in Many, Louisiana
  • Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist, born in Stinatz, Austria
  • Norman Harris, American soul, R&B, and disco session guitarist (Philadelphia International; O'Jays; Salsoul Orchestra), born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1987)
Born in 1947

About October 14, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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