What Happened on December 31, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Burton Cummings, rock guitarist (Guess Who-These Eyes)
  • Rita Lee, Brazilian Rock Star
  • Tim Matheson, California, actor (Animal House, Fletch, Up the Creek)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz X Ritter von Epp, German General (SW Africa), dies at 79