What Happened on December 3, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss)
  • 1st US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn in
  • Chinese refugee ship "Kiangya" explodes in E China Sea killing 1,100

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Don Bradman scores his last century, 123 in his own testimonial

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Kurys, [Emir Kusturica], Sarajevo, bass guitarist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ozzy Osbourne, English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter (Black Sabbath-Bark at the Moon), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne