What Happened on December 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Cradle Will Ruck" opens at Mansfield Theater NYC for 34 performances
  • British transfer Heard & McDonald Islands (Indian Ocean) to Australia
  • Heavy snow blankets Northeast, buries NYC under 25.8" of snow in 16 hrs That same day, LA set a record high of 84°F

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlton Fisk, Vermont, all star catcher (Red Sox, White Sox)
  • James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Joyce Jillson, Cranston RI, psychic/actress (Superchick)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

President of Indonesia Suharto (26) weds Siti Hartinah (24) in Surakarta at a traditional Javanese ceremony

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia