What Happened on September 16, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Heaven on Earth" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" closes at Century NYC after 12 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenney Jones, English rock drummer/vocalist (Small Faces, The Who), born in London, England
  • Ron Blair, American rock bassist (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), born in San Diego, California

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Rosemary Casals, tennis doubles (5X Wimbledon), born in San Francisco, California

Tennis Player Rosemary Casals
Tennis Player
Rosemary Casals

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand I MKLM, prince of Saxony-Coburg/tsar of Bulgaria, dies