On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Leshner, Canadian lawyer and gay rights advocate

Person of interestRobert 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