On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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"You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx premieres on ABC radio

Comedian Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx
  • WMAR TV channel 2 in Baltimore, MD (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Terry Anderson, American journalist, US hostage held in Lebanon (1985-91), born in Lorain, Ohio