On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1947

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores his 99th 1st-class cricket century, 100 South Australia v Victoria

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Rhea Seddon, American physician and NASA astronaut (STS 51D, 40, SK:58), born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Minnie Ripperton, American singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
1947 Highlights

About November 8, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio