On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Cradle Will Ruck" opens at Mansfield Theater NYC for 34 performances
  • British transfer Heard & McDonald Islands (Indian Ocean) to Australia
  • Heavy snow blankets Northeast, buries NYC under 25.8" of snow in 16 hrs That same day, LA set a record high of 84°F

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlton Fisk, Vermont, all star catcher (Red Sox, White Sox)
  • James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps
  • Joyce Jillson, Cranston RI, psychic/actress (Superchick)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

President of Indonesia Suharto (26) weds Siti Hartinah (24) in Surakarta at a traditional Javanese ceremony

2nd President of Indonesia Suharto
2nd President of Indonesia
1947 Highlights

About December 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

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