What Happened on October 18, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • (John) "JJ" Johnson, American NBA basketball player, 1970-82 (Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle SuperSonics, and 2 other teams), born in Carthage, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • Job Cohen, Dutch politician, Mayor of Amsterdam
  • Joe Morton, American actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • 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
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About October 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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