What happened this day in history July 5, 1947

What are the important events that happened on July 5, 1947? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 5, 1947: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 5, 1947 is the 186th day of the year 1947 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 179 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 22, 1947 – a Saturday. 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 ‘hectaoctacontahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $2,528.70. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby 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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July 5, 1947 Historical Events

  • 1947
    Larry Doby signs a contract with the Cleveland Indians baseball team, becoming the first black player in the American League. (Jackie Robinson had broken the color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in the National League 11 weeks earlier.)

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