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/country singer (Mary Hartman!), 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? 73 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra