What Happened on August 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Pakistan's National Flag is approved.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jose Cruz, leftfielder (St Louis Cards, Houston Astros)

Person of interestKen Dryden

Ken Dryden, Canadian politician and hockey player (Montreal Canadiens, 6 Stanley Cups), born in Hamilton, Ontario

NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician Ken Dryden
NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician
Ken Dryden
  • Larry Wilcox, actor (Lassie, Officer Jon Baker-CHiPs), born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Ivanovich Denikin, Russian general (b. 1872)