On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaak Jõerüüt, Soviet-born Estonian politician (Minister of Defence 2004-05), born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Steve Owens, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1969, U of Oklahoma; Pro Bowl, All Pro 1971, Detroit Lions), born in Gore, Oklahoma
  • Tom Daschle, American politician (U.S. Senator from South Dakota), born in Aberdeen, South Dakota
1947 Highlights

About December 9, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius