On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Job Cohen, Dutch politician, Mayor of Amsterdam
  • Joe Morton, American actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • John Johnson, NBA (Seattle SuperSonic)
  • Laura Nyro, American singer-songwriter ("Wedding Bell Blues"; "Stoned Soul Picnic"; "And When I Die"), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
  • Luc Journet, Belgian physician (Order of Zonnetempel)
  • Paul Chuckle, British comedian
1947 Highlights

About October 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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