On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dizzy Gillespie presented his 1st Carnegie Hall concert in NY
  • Former Yank manager Joe McCarthy signs to manage Red Sox
  • Record World Series crowd of 73,365 at Yankee Stadium ($325,828)

Famous Birthdays

  • Altie Taylor, soccer star
  • Martin Ferrero, American actor
  • R J Evans, FBA, historian