Saturday 3 May 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Doug Henning: Canadian magician (Born 1947).
- Patrick Jarnouen De Villertay: Daily practise of astrology since 1984 (at first traditional astrology, then Dane Rudhyar's humanist astrology).
- Jean-Claude Wallerand: French maître sommelier, the President of the Burgundy Sommelier Association.
- Japan forms a constitutional democracy.
- 73rd Kentucky Derby: Eric Guerin aboard Jet Pilot wins in 2:06.8.
- New post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect.
- The new post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect.
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