On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1948

Historical Events

  • Ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Lannoy & Baugniet of BEL
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Richard Button USA
  • West Indian batsman Andy Ganteaume scores 112 for W Indies in his only Test Cricket innings
  • Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Legere, Canadian serial killer (Monster of the Miramichi), born in Chatham, Canada
1948 Highlights

About February 13, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius