On This Day

June 1, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
  • The development of photosensitive glass, which had occurred ten years previously, is announced publicly

Birthdays in History

  • Ron Dennis CBE, British auto racing owner (McLaren F1 team principal 1989-2001; group chairman until 2016), born in Woking, England