On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1948

Historical Events

  • Former state department official Alger Hiss indicted in NYC for perjury

Famous Birthdays

  • Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (For Your Eyes Only), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1991)
  • David Gwillim, English actor (Island at Top of the World), born in Plymouth, Devon, England
  • Melanie Chartoff, American actress (Fridays, Parker Lewis) and director, born in New Haven, Connecticut
1948 Highlights

About December 15, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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