Tuesday 9 September 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 9, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Orr and Marianne Wiggins.
A Ship Bound for India, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Author Meets the Critics.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 September 1947
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Which were the important events of 9 September 1947 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Marianne Wiggins: Author.
- Benjamin Orr: Musician.
- Ann Beattie: Writer.
- Lol Creme [Lawrence Creme]: England, United Kingdom -- Rock vocalist / guitarist (10cc).
- Lynn Fitzgerald: marathon runner (ran 133 miles 939 yards in 24 hours).
- David Rosenboom: American composer and educator.
- Freddy Weller: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Paul Revere & the Raiders).
- T Wright: American author poet and illustrator (d. 2015).
- First actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.