Saturday 26 April 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Donna Elizabeth De Varona and Gervase Frank.
Born to Kill, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
while The Miracle of the Bells by Russell Janne was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Doorway to Fame.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1947 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Donna Elizabeth De Varona: Greenwich, Connecticut -- Swimmer (1964 Olympics - 2 Gold Medals).
- Gervase Frank: Ashworth Jackson-Stops; architectural adviser.
- William Ashhurst: English banker Sheriff of London Lord Mayor of London and politician (d. 1720).
- Warren Clarke: English actor director and producer (d. 2014).
- Bless the Bride musical opens in London
- Academy-Award winning ''Tom and Jerry'' cartoon, ''The Cat Concerto'', is released to theatres.
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