On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician (Oxygène), born in Lyon
  • Kim Sung-Il, Chief of Staff of Republic of Korea Air Force, born in Jinhae, South Gyeongsang
1948 Highlights

About August 24, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo