What happened this day in history January 22, 1947

What are the important events that happened on January 22, 1947? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 22, 1947: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 22, 1947 is the 22nd day of the year 1947 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 343 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 9, 1947 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘icosidigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $26,673.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Pig is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 22, 1947 Historical Events

  • 1947
    KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
  • 1947
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.

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