On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1948

Historical Events

  • KPIX TV channel 5 in San Francisco, California (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Old, English cricketer (England medium-pacer of 70's), born in Middlesborough, United Kingdom
  • Lynne Thigpen, American actress, born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • Noel Edmonds, British TV personality (Foul-ups, Bleeps & Blunders), born in Ilford, United Kingdom

Steve Garvey

Steve Garvey, American baseball player (LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres), born in Tampa, Florida


1948 Highlights

About December 22, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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