On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Husband & wife Dr Carl Cori & Dr Gerty Cori are 1st spouses to be awarded joint Nobel Prizes
  • NAACP petition on racism "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Ridley, English musician (Humble Pie), born in Carlisle, Cumberland (d. 2003)