On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Darrell Evans, American baseball infielder (MLB All-Star 1973, 83; World Series 1984; AL HR leader 1985; Atlanta Braves, SF Giants, Detroit Tigers), born in Pasadena, California
  • Glenn Turner, New Zealand cricket batsman (41 Tests, 2,991 runs @ 44.64; top score 259; chairman national selection panel), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Piers Gray, critic/writer
  • Sherry Bain, California, actress (Pipe Dreams)
1947 Highlights

About May 26, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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