What Happened on April 24, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Benzion Freshwater, English multi-millionaire
  • Eddie James Hart, Martinez Cal, 4x100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-72)
  • Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Wihtol, composer, dies at 84
  • Manuel Marua Ponce, Mexican composer (Ferial), dies at 65
  • Rosita Marstini, actress (I Cover Waterfront, Big Parade), dies at 54