On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1947

Historical Events

  • Dodgers' Dan Bankhead, MLB's 1st African-American pitcher, homers in his 1st MLB at bat in 16-3 loss to Pittsburgh, at Ebbetts Field, Brooklyn, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Candy Moore, American actress (Lunch Wagon, Tomboy & Champ), born in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • Emiliano Díez, Cuban actor (George Lopez), born in Havana, Cuba
1947 Highlights

About August 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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