On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Felder, American rock guitarist and songwriter (The Eagles, 1974-2001 - "Hotel California"), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Geoff Workman, British record producer and engineer (Toto; Queen;The Cars), born in Liverpool, England
  • Marsha Norman, American playwright

Stephen King

Stephen King, American sci-fi and horror author (Carrie; The Shining; Kujo; Misery), born in Portland, Maine


Famous Deaths

  • Harry Carey [Henry DeWitt Carey II], American actor (Mr. Smith Goes to Washington; Red River), dies at 69
1947 Highlights

About September 21, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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