On This Day

April 24, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in History

  • Josep Borrell, 22nd President of the European Parliament (2004-07), born in La Pobla de Segur, Lérida, Spain
  • Roger D. Kornberg, American biochemist (Nobel 2006), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Deaths in History

  • Willa Cather, American writer (My Ántonia), dies at 73
1947 in History