What Happened on December 14, 1947

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game
  • The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is founded in Daytona Beach, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Parkening, American classical guitarist (transcribed sacred music), born in Los Angeles, California

Dilma RousseffDilma Rousseff (75 years old)

Brazilian politician and President of Brazil (2011-16), born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

  • Linda Sutton, English artist, born in Southend-on-Sea, Essex
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Higgins, English General of The Salvation Army, dies at 84
  • Franz Zorell, German lexicographer, dies at 84

Stanley BaldwinStanley Baldwin (1867-1947)

British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37), dies at 80

About December 14, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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