Tuesday 9 December 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Bishop's Wife, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- Anti-Corruption Day 
- Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
- Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
- Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
- Scandinavia (specifically Sweden): Anna's Day. Recognizes everyone named Anna, and marks the day to start the preparation process of the lutefisk to be consumed on Christmas Eve.
- Tanzania - Independence Day (of Tanganyika from Britain, 1961)
- Sarah Smith: Novelist.
- Jaak Joeruut: Soviet-born Estonian politician.
- Tom Daschle: American politician, a Democrat whose position changed with the resignation of Jim Jeffords to that of the second most powerful man in Washington, DC.
- Jaak Jõerüüt: Estonian politician 24th Estonian Minister of Defense.
- Allan Jones: English cricketer and umpire.
- French labor unions call off the general strike and re-commence negotiations with the French government.
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