What Happened on December 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ship carrying Jewish immigrants driven away from Palestine

Famous Birthdays

  • Cozy Powell, England, rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, ELP)
  • Ted Danson, American actor (Cheers, 3 Men & A Baby, CSI), born in San Diego, California
  • Vincent Winter, British actor (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian/general, dies at 78