On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1947

Historical Events

  • In first televised World Series Baseball game, NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 5-3 in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium; also largest WS crowd to date, 73,365

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Arneson, American game designer
  • Marc Bolan, English rock vocalist and guitarist (T-Rex-Bang a Gong (Get It On)), born in London (d. 1977)
  • Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)
1947 Highlights

About September 30, 1947

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra