What Happened on December 7, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJohnny Bench

Johnny Bench, MLB catcher (Reds), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

MLB Catcher Johnny Bench
MLB Catcher
Johnny Bench
  • Mino Reitano, Italian entertainer
  • Peter de Jong, Dutch actor (Maxi-Mini & Maxi)
  • Tony Thomas, American TV and film producer
  • Vincent Baggetta, actor (Lou-Chicago Story), born in Paterson, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas Murray Butler, American philosopher, diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 1931), educator (Columbia University President), dies at 85
  • Tristan Bernard, French playwright and novelist, dies at 81