On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1947

Historical Events

  • 1st "Howdy Doody Show" (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Bruce "Albhy" Galuten, American Grammy Award-winning record producer, composer, and arranger (Bee Gees), born in Hartsdale, New York
  • Bill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
  • Janet Perry, American operatic soprano, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Willy Polleunis, Belgian athlete
1947 Highlights

About December 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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