What Happened on September 8, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British De Havilland DH108-fighter flies faster than sound

Famous Birthdays

  • Great Kabuki, [Akihisa Yone Yoshi Mera], wrestler (NWA/NJPW/WAR/SWS)
  • Kathy Hite-James, LPGA golfer
  • Lynn/Marilyn [Lorraine] Abbey, American sci-fi author (Black Flame)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Mofolo, Lesotho writer (b. 1876)