On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1947

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
  • Janet Perry, American soprano
  • Willy Polleunis, Belgian athlete
1947 Highlights

About December 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn