What Happened on October 4, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • (Paul) Julien Clerc, French chanson and pop singer-songwriter, and pianist, born in Paris, France
  • Ann Widdecombe, British politician
  • Frank "Skip" Konte, American rock keyboardist (Blues Image - "Ride Captain Ride"; Three Dog Night, 1973-76), born in Canon City, Oklahoma
  • Jim Fielder, American rock bassist (Blood, Sweat & Tears, 1967-74), and session musician, born in Denton, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Max Planck, German physicist, father of Quantum Physics (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918), dies at 89
1947 Highlights

About October 4, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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