What Happened on August 28, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Seraphine, American rock drummer (Chicago, 1969-90 - "25 or 6 to 4"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Fred Cole, American rock artist (The Lollipop Shoppe, Dead Moon, Pierced Arrows), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Murray Parker, New Zealand cricketer (brother of John Three Tests for NZ 1976), born in Dannevirke, Manawatu, New Zealand
  • Vonda N. McIntyre, American sci-fi author (Star Trek II, III, IV), born in Louisville, Kentucky
Born in 1948

Famous Deaths

  • Eleni Gatzoyiannis, Greek heroine (subject of "Eleni" by son Nicholas Gage about how she saved her children), shot and killed by communists at 41
1948 Highlights

About August 28, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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