What Happened on August 10, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • ABC enters network TV at 7 PM (WJZ, NY)
  • Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 133* Aust v Lancashire, 216 mins, 17 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • WABC TV channel 7 in New York, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Pal Gerevich, Hungary, fencer (Olympic-bronze-1972, 80)
  • Patti Austin, soul singer/actress (Real Me)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Brown, Scottish football coach (b. 1870)
  • E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63
  • Kwan-Ichi Asakawa, Japanese historian(b. 1873)
  • Montague Summers, English writer (b. 1880)