What Happened on July 21, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • WSPD TV channel 13 in Toledo, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Hindle, Halifax Nova Scotia, actor (Jeff-Dallas, Berrengers)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Cat Stevens [Steven Demetre Georgiou; Yusaf Islam], rock vocalist (Peace Train), born in London, England

Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens
Singer and songwriter
Cat Stevens
  • Ed Hinton, American sportswriter
  • Garry Trudeau, political cartoonist (Doonesbury)

Famous Deaths

  • Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43
  • Donald Nichols Tweedy, composer, dies at 58