What Happened on April 26, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Boyd Matson, TV host/correspondent (National Geographic Explorer)
  • Gerry Sikorski, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Minnesota), born in Breckenridge, Minnesota
Born in 1948

Famous Weddings

Lana Turner

American movie actress Lana Turner (27) weds 3rd husband, millionaire socialite Henry J. "Bob" Topping, Jr, at the Topping family mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut; divorce in 1952

1948 Highlights

About April 26, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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