Monday 15 September 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mary Aden-Harter and Roger Knobelspiess.
Dark Passage, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Author Meets the Critics.
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- Bulgaria - The first day of school.
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day before 2003; beginning in 2003, Respect for the Aged Day is held on the third Monday of September.
- The United Kingdom - the British commemorate the Battle of Britain on the day of the last massive Luftwaffe attack in 1940.
- Also see September 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics).
- RC Saints - Feast day of Our Lady of Sorrows.
- Independence Day from Spain (1821) for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, celebrated everywhere with marches from schoolchildren.
- In ancient Greece, the second day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the priests of Demeter declared the public start of the rites.
- In Slovakia - Holyday of the Seven sorrows of Virgin Maria
- Mary Aden-Harter: American market analyst who founded Aden Research with her sister Pamela in San Jose, Costa Rica.
- Roger Knobelspiess: French homicide; he conducted robbery with hostages whom he murdered.
- Theodore Long: American professional wrestling manager.
- Viggo Jensen: Danish footballer and manager.
- : American drummer (Black Artists Group and Human Arts Ensemble).
- 1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Ohio
- Yanks clinch pennant #15
- First four-engine jet-propelled fighter-plane tested, Columbus, Ohio.
- RCA releases the 12AX7 vacuum tube.
- Typhoon Kathleen hit the Kanto Region in Japan killing 1,077.
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