On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1947

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestStephen King

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

Horror Author Stephen King
Horror Author
Stephen King

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? 73 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo