On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 1947

Historical Events

  • Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant as Chicago defeats St. Louis Cardinals in second game of a double header

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Sexton, American poker player (World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2006; Poker Hall of Fame) and commentator (WPT), born in Shelbyville, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Norma McCorvey, American abortion activist (Jane Roe in Roe vs Wade) who later became pro-life, born in Simmesport, Louisiana (d. 2017)
  • Robert Morace, American writer
1947 Highlights

About September 22, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo