On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Sweethearts" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Dickson, Scottish actress and singer (Answer Me), born in Dunfermline, Scotland
  • Denis Lawson, actor (Return of Jedi, Born Kicking, Chain)
  • Jacques Wallage, sociologist/Dutch undersecretary of Education
  • Liz Torres, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mary Jo White, American lawyer and Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Meat Loaf [Marvin Lee Aday], American rock musician and singer-songwriter (Bat Out of Hell), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Weddings

  • Fantasy and sci-fiction writer Ray Bradbury (27) weds Marguerite McClure (25)
1947 Highlights

About September 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra