On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Amos Biwott, Kenyan 3K steeplechaser (Olympic gold 1968), born in Uasin Gishee, Kenya
  • Ann Beattie, American novelist and short story writer (Chilly Scenes of Winter), born in Washington D.C.
  • Valery Afanassiev, Russian pianist and conductor, born in Moscow