What Happened on December 3, 1947

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Tennessee Williams' stage drama "A Streetcar Named Desire", starring Jessica Tandy, Marlon Brando, and Kin Hunter, and directed by Elia Kazan opens the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, NYC; runs for 855 performances, wins a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wilson, Irish rock drummer (Them, 1965), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About December 3, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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