What Happened on August 30, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Donnacha O'Dea, Irish poker player and swimmer
  • Fred Hampton, American activist (Black Panther Party leader; Rainbow Coalition co-founder), born in Summit, Illinois (d. 1969)
  • Lewis Black, American stand-up comedian (Lewis Black's Root of All Evil), born in Washington, D.C.
Born in 1948
1948 Highlights

About August 30, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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