January 8, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General George Marshall becomes US Secretary of State

Military Leader George Marshall
Military Leader
George Marshall

Birthdays in History

  • Don Bendell, American author & karate master
  • Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
  • Samuel Schmid, Swiss politician
  • Terry Sylvester, rocker (Hollies-You are the Air that I Breathe)