On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Caribbean Carnival" opens at International Theater NYC for 11 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Belinda Balaski, actor (Cannonball, Proud Men, Howling), born in Inglewood, California
  • Geoff Daking, American rocker (Blue Magoos)
  • Gregg Allman, American Hammond organist, guitarist and vocalist (The Allman Brothers Band - "Whipping Post"), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2017)
  • Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Skolt S├ími writer
  • Thomas R. Cech, American chemist, Nobel laureate
1947 Highlights

About December 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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