On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1947

Historical Events

  • First four-engined jet-propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Ohio
  • RCA releases the 12AX7 miniature dual triode vacuum tube; it is still in production
  • Typhoon Kathleen hit Tone River, Saitama and Tokyo area, killing at least 1,930 and injuring 1,750
  • Yanks clinch pennant #15
1947 Highlights

About September 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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