What Happened on April 14, 1948

Historical Events

  • A flash of light is observed in crater Plato on Moon
  • NYC subway fares jump from 5 cents to 10 cents
  • Stanley Cup Final, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI: Toronto Maple Leafs go back-to-back with a 7-2 win over Detroit Red Wings for a 4-0 series sweep
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastasios Papaligouras, Greek lawyer and politician
  • Berinthia "Berry" Berenson, American photographer, actress & model, born in New York City (d. 2001)
  • Chester G. Atkins, American politician (Rep-D-Mass 1985-93)
  • Larry Ferguson, keyboardist (Hot Chocolate - "You Sexy Thing"), born in Nassau, Bahamas
1948 Highlights

About April 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries