On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1948

Historical Events

  • 9th Venice Film Festival opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Susan Jacks [Pesklevits], Canadian singer and songwriter), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Tipper Gore, wife of US Vice President Al Gore (1993-01)
1948 Highlights

About August 19, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo