Tuesday 16 December 1947
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 16, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ben Cross and Vincent Matthews.
I Walk Alone, directed by Byron Haskin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching The Newscenter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 December 1947
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Which were the important events of 16 December 1947 ?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
- Bahrain - National Day
- Bangladesh - Victory Day
- Ben Cross: English actor.
- Vincent Matthews: United States -- 400m dash (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Martyn Poliakoff: English chemist and academic.
- William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain build the first practical point-contact transistor.