On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1948

Historical Events

  • NYC hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents
  • Walter P. Reuther UAW President shot & wounded at his home in Detroit

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Frost, American keyboardist (Grand Funk Railroad - "Some Kind of Wonderful"; Bob Seger), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Gregory Itzin, American film and TV actor (The Kentucky Cycle), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician, born in Sainte-Thècle, Quebec, Canada
  • Rob Stoner [Rothstein], American session and touring bassist (Bob Dylan), and singer-songwriter, born in New York City
1948 Highlights

About April 20, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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