On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1947

Historical Events

  • Chic Cards beat Philadelphia Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game
  • National Football League Championship, Comiskey Park, Chicago: Chicago Cardinals beat Philadelphia Eagles, 28-21; Cardinals' only title victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Olle, broadcaster
  • Aurelio Rodriguez, baseball player
  • Dick Diamonde [Van Der Sluys], Hilversum, rock bassist (Easybeats)

Famous Deaths

Victor Emmanuel III

Victor Emmanuel III, King of Italy (1900-46), dies of pulmonary edema at 78

1947 Highlights

About December 28, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

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