On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1947

Historical Events

  • "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 performances

Sports History

Bradman scores 156 for South Australia v India, 152 mins, 22 fours

  • Sam Breadon sells Cards to Robert Hannegan & Fred Saigh for $4M

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Tipton, British rock guitarist (Judas Priest - "Breakin' the Law"), born in Blackheath, England
  • Mickey McGee, American session and touring drummer (Linda Ronstadt; Jackson Browne; Flying Burrito Brothers; Juice Newton), and songwriter ("I'll Never Love Again"), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2020)
1947 Highlights

About October 25, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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