On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1947

Historical Events

  • HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood
  • Radio rights for the World Series sell for $475,000 for 3 years
  • Robinson Jeffer's "Medea" premieres in NYC
1947 Highlights

About October 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra