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
  • Cliff Branch, American Pro Football HOF wide receiver (Super Bowl 1976, 80, 84 Oakland/LA Raiders; 3 × First-team All-Pro; 4 × Pro Bowl), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2019)
Born in 1948
1948 Highlights

About August 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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