On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Cross, English actor (Chariots of Fire, Star Trek), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Vincent Matthews, American 400m dash (Olympic gold 1972)
1947 Highlights

About December 16, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius