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 History

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (had affair with Oscar Wilde, father of actress Eva Le Gallienne), dies at 81

About September 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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