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June 5, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Historic Event

US Secretary of State George Marshall outlines the "Marshall Plan" to rebuild Western Europe

Birthdays in History

  • David Hare, English playwright and director (Plenty, The Hours, The Reader), born in St. Leonards-on-Sea, England
  • Eric Molobi, South African activist (ANC), born in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2006)
1947 in History