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, 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? 71 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn