On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1947

Historical Events

  • Pittsburgh's future Baseball HOF left fielder Ralph Kiner hits 2 HRs in Pirates' 4-3 win over the Boston Braves at Forbes Field; record 8th HR in 4 games

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Rowe Shelley, American hymn composer, dies at 89
1947 Highlights

About September 12, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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