On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1947

Historical Events

  • HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood
  • Radio rights for the Baseball World Series sell for $475,000 for 3 years

Historic Event

Robinson Jeffers' play "Medea" adapted from Euripides premieres in NYC


1947 Highlights

About October 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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