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


Person of interestVictor Emmanuel III

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

King of Italy Victor Emmanuel III
King of Italy
Victor Emmanuel III

1947 Highlights

About December 28, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn