On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Deidre Hall, American actress (Days of our Lives, Our House), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Frank Shorter, American marathoner (Olympic gold/silver-72, 76), born in Munich, Germany
  • Howard Skempton, British experimental and classical composer, pianist, and accordionist (Scratch Orchestra), born in Chester, Cheshire, England
1947 Highlights

About October 31, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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