On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1948

Historical Events

  • Arab legion attacks Gesher bridge on Jordan River

Famous Birthdays

  • Amrit Kumar Bohara, Nepalese politician, leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist)
  • Frank William Abagnale, Jr., American con artist turned security consultant, born in Bronxville, New York
  • Kate Pierson, American vocalist and guitarist (B-52's-Rock Lobster, Love Shack), born in Weehawken, New Jersey
1948 Highlights

About April 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus