On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • New Zealand accedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion
  • The 1st systematic Hollywood blacklist is instituted, denying employment to American entertainment professionals due to alleged Communist ties or sympathies

Famous Birthdays

  • John Larroquette, actor (Dan Fielding-Night Court), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jonathan Kaplan, director (Heart Like a Wheel), born in Paris, France
  • Linda Laflamme, rocker
  • Tracey Walter, American actor
  • Val Fuentes, rocker (It's A Beautiful Day)

Famous Deaths

  • Léon-Paul Fargue, French poet (b. 1876)