On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1948

Historical Events

  • England all out for 52 v Australia at Cricket Oval
  • XIV Olympic Games close at London, Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Marcell, British actor (The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ), born in Castries, Saint Lucia
  • Terry Adams, American piano player and composer (NRBQ - Me And The Boys), born in Louisville, Kentucky
1948 Highlights

About August 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo