What Happened on December 8, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Belinda Balaski, American actress (Cannonball; Proud Men; The Howling), born in Inglewood, California
  • Geoff Daking, American rock drummer (Blue Magoos), audio engineer, and recording studio designer, born in the USA
  • Gregg Allman, American Hammond organist, guitarist and vocalist (The Allman Brothers Band - "Whipping Post"), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2017)

Jimmy LaiJimmy Lai (75 years old)

Hong Kong-British businessman, entrepreneur (founder of Giordano, Next Digital, Apple Daily), and pro-democracy activist, born in Canton, China

  • Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Skolt S├ími poet and writer, born in Ivalo, Finland (d. 2011)
  • Thomas R. Cech, American chemist (Nobel laureate, 1989), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About December 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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