Friday 9 May 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 9, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Higgins and Victor Ullate.
Repeat Performance, directed by Alfred L. Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching In the Kelvinator Kitchen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 May 1947
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1947 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Anthony Higgins
- Victor Ullate: Spanish dancer, noted for his work with the Ballet of the 20th Century, 1965.
- Michael Levitt
- John Reid: Politician.
- Yukiya Amano: Japanese diplomat.