On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1947

Historical Events

  • Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian C. Daley, American sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Dilip Doshi, Indian cricketer (India's main slow lefty post-Bedi), born in Rajkot, India

Famous Deaths

  • Therese Brandl, Nazi concentration camp guard (b. 1902)
1947 Highlights

About December 22, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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