On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1948 NFL Draft: Harry Gilmer from University of Alabama first pick by Washington Redskins

Famous Birthdays

  • Janie Fricke, American country music singer (It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy), born in South Whitley, Indiana
  • Roderic "Rod" Evans, British rocker (The Maze, Deep Purple), born in Eton, Buckinghamshire