On This Day

What Happened on August 25, 1947

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Archer, actress (Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Clark Wissler, American anthropologist (American Indian), dies at 76
1947 Highlights

About August 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo