What Happened on December 29, 1947

Historical Events

  • Ship carrying Jewish immigrants driven away from Palestine

Famous Birthdays

  • Cozy Powell [Colin Flooks] English rock drummer (Jeff Beck Group; Emerson, Lake & Powell), born in Cirencester, United Kingdom (d. 1998)
  • Ted Danson, American actor (Cheers -"Sam"; 3 Men & A Baby: CSI; The Good Place), born in San Diego, California
  • Vincent Winter, Scottish child actor, born in Aberdeen, United Kingdom (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Cuvelier, Belgian historian and general archivist, dies at 78
1947 Highlights

About December 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

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