Friday 11 April 1947
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dominique Issermann and Michael Hindley.
Philo Vance Returns, directed by William Beaudine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Juvenile Jury.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 11 April 1947
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1947 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Dominique Issermann
- Michael Hindley: British Member of European Parliament.
- Lev Bulat: Ukrainian-Russian physicist and academic.
- Uli Edel: German director and screenwriter.
- Peter Riegert in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Americathon, Animal House, Crossing Delancey).
- Peter Riegert: American actor director and screenwriter.
- Meshach Taylor: American actor and singer (d. 2014).
- Michael Wright: Vice-Chancellor (Aston University).
- Frank Mantooth: American pianist and composer (d. 2004).
- Louise Peete: American murderer (Born 1880).
- Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball