What Happened on February 4, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares independence from UK

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alice Cooper, [Vincent Furnier], rocker (School's Out), born in Detroit, Michigan

Rocker Alice Cooper
Rocker
Alice Cooper
  • Marguerite "Marge" Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1996)
  • Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), born in Queens, New York (d. 1970)
  • Rakesh Shukla, cricket leg-spinner (1 Test India v Sri Lanka 1982)
  • Robert Coover, novelist (Pricksongs & Descants)
  • Rod Grams, (Rep-R-Minnesota), (d. 2013)