What Happened on October 8, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Cheever, American novelist and editor
  • Claude Jade, French actress (d. 2006)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist (Ramones), born in Long Island, New York (d. 2004)

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • Pedro López, Colombian serial killer
  • Sarah Purcell, actress/TV hostess (Real People), born in Richmond, Indiana
  • Stefanie Marrian, comedienne (Benny Hill Show), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Pedro Alonso López [The Monster of the Andes], Colombian serial killer (120-300+ victims), born in Santa Isabel, Tolima, Colombia