What Happened on July 7, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy
  • Cleveland Indians sign Leroy "Satchel" Paige
  • Indians sign Satchel Paige at 42

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Brown, NBAer (Seattle SuperSonic)
  • Jean Leclerc, French-Canadian actor
  • Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)