What Happened on October 22, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • John Peterson, US, Middleweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Lynette Fromme, American who attempted to assassinate US President Gerald Ford
  • Mike Hendrick, cricketer (England seam bowler in 30 Tests 1974-81)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Farm labor leader Cesar Chavez (21) weds labor activist Helen Fabela (20) in Reno, Nevada

Farm Labor Leader Cesar Chavez
Farm Labor Leader
Cesar Chavez

Famous Deaths

  • Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies