On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1948

Historical Events

  • 15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220)
  • US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin

Famous Birthdays

  • John Noble, Australian actor (Dr. Walter Bishop-Fringe) and theatre director, born in Port Pirie, Australia

Person of interestRobert Plant

Robert Plant, English rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin), born in West Bromwich, England

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant

Famous Deaths

  • David John de Lloyd, Welsh musician composer, dies at 65
1948 Highlights

About August 20, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo