What Happened on October 22, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • John Peterson, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1976), born in Cumberland, Wisconsin
  • 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

Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez
Civil Rights Activist
Cesar Chavez

Famous Deaths

  • Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies