On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1948

Historical Events

  • The U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations is founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdelmalek Sellal, Prime Minister of Algeria (2014 - present), born in Constantine, Algeria
  • Bob Spink, British politician (MP for Castle Point in Essex), born in Haworth, Worth Valley, Yorkshire
1948 Highlights

About August 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo