What Happened on August 25, 1947

Historical Events

  • Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speed record of 1,047 kph

Famous Deaths

  • Clark Wissler, American anthropologist (American Indian), dies at 76
  • Franz Cumont, Belgian religious historian and archaeologist (cult of Mithra), dies at 79
1947 Highlights

About August 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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