On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Bless the Bride" musical opens in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Donna De Varona, American swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-64), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Gervase Jackson-Stops, British architectural adviser to the National Trust (d. 1995)
  • Warren Clarke, English actor (Clockwork Orange), born in Oldham, Lancashire, (d. 2014)
1947 Highlights

About April 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus