What Happened on March 20, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 102nd Grand National: Arthur Thompson aboard Sheila's Cottage wins
  • 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90
  • 20th Academy Awards: "Gentleman's Agreement", L Young, R Colman win minutes by 2nd live televised musical Arturo Toscvanni on NBC

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Bobby Orr, Canadian hall of fame NHL defenseman (Boston Bruins), born in Parry Sound, Ontario

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • John de Lancie, actor (Q-Star Trek Next Gen, Days of our Lives)
  • Pamela Sargent, US, sci-fi author (Venus of Dreams, Cloned Lives)