What Happened on October 2, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances

Baseball Record

New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra hits the first pinch-hit home run in Baseball World Series history off Ralph Branca in the 7th inning of a 9-8 loss to the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 3

  • Revised International Telecommunication Convention adopted

Famous Birthdays

  • (Frank) "Skip" Konte, American keyboardist, songwriter (The Blues Image - "Ride Captain Ride"), and record producer, born in Canon City, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • Peter D. Ouspensky, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1878)
1947 Highlights

About October 2, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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