On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1948

Historical Events

  • Soen Nakagawa & Nyogen Senzaki (Zen teachers) meet in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Leshner, Canadian lawyer and gay rights advocate

Robert Allen Litchfield

Robert A. Litchfield, American bank robber who was on the FBI most wanted list in the 1980s

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40
1948 Highlights

About April 8, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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