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 East 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), born in Birmingham, England

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne