August 14, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Mildred Babe Didrikson Zaharias gives up amateur status for $300,000
  • Pakistan gains independence from Great Britain

Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Danielle Steel, author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born in NYC, New York

Novelist Danielle Steel
Danielle Steel
  • George Newsome, rocker