On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1948

Historical Events

  • WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Holland, English heavy metal rocker (Judas Priest-Breakin' the Law), born in Northampton, England (d. 2018)
1948 Highlights

About April 5, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries