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

Robert Plant

Robert Plant, British rock vocalist (Led Zeppelin - "Stairway To Heaven"), 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? 73 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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