On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Marinka" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 168 performances
  • 14th Heisman Trophy Award: Doak Walker, SMU (HB)
  • Jordan annexs Arabic Palestine

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai [Lai Chee-Ying], Chinese businessman (founder of Giordano), born in Guangzhou, China

Founder of Giordano Jimmy Lai
Founder of Giordano
Jimmy Lai