On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1948

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians 47-inning scoreless streak is broken as future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Lemon yields a home run to Aaron Robinson in a 3-2 loss to Chicago WS

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Hazard [Rimato], American singer-songwriter ("Girls Just Want to Have Fun"; "Escalator of Life"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
1948 Highlights

About August 21, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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