On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year"

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson

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