On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Hold It!" opens at National Theater NYC for 46 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Svetlana Y Savitskaya, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz T-7, T-12, T-15A)
1948 Highlights

About August 8, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo