What Happened on October 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Maharajah of Jammu & Kashmir accedes to India
  • The British military occupation ends in Iraq.

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • Ian Ashley, British racing driver
  • Trevor Joyce, Irish poet

Famous Deaths

  • Canon Edwin Sidney Savage, English rector (b. 1862)