On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1947

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Argonauts win 3rd straight and 8th title; beat Calgary Stampeders, 10-9
  • UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs & Jews

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare H. Torry, British session singer (Pink Floyd - "The Great Gig in the Sky"), born in Marylebone, London
  • Petra Kelly, Gunzburg, Bavaria, German politician and activist (German Green Party)
  • Ronnie Montrose, American rock guitarist (Montrose, Gamma), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2012)
1947 Highlights

About November 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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