On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1947

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Recording

T-Bone Walker records his biggest hit "Call it Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just as Bad)" in Hollywood, California

Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter T-Bone Walker
Blues Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
T-Bone Walker
  • WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan Sol, Spanish soccer defender (28 caps; Valencia, Real Madrid), born in Elgoibar, Spain (d. 2020)
1947 Highlights

About September 13, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo