October 26, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Maharajah of Jammu & Kashmir accedes to India
  • The British military occupation ends in Iraq.

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Hillary Rodham Clinton, US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13) and 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee, born in Chicago, Illinois

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
  • Trevor Joyce, Irish poet (The Poems of Sweeny Peregrine), born in Dublin

Deaths in History

  • Canon Edwin Sidney Savage, English rector (b. 1862)