On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Grolnick, American jazz pianist, composer and session musician (Brecker Brothers; Linda Ronstadt; James Taylor), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Mary Kay Place, American actress (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman - "Loretta"), and country singer ("Baby Boy"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Neal Smith, American musician and drummer for rock group "Alice Cooper", born in Akron, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged
1947 Highlights

About September 23, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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