On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Kiss Me, Kate" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 1077 performances

Music Premiere

Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate" opens at the New Century Theatre, NYC, later transferred to Sam S. Shubert Theatre; runs for 1077 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)
1948 Highlights

About December 30, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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