On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1947

Historical Events

  • 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)

Famous Birthdays

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

About August 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo