On This Day

What Happened on February 14, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Jackie Martling, "Jackie the Jokeman", comedian (Howard Stern Show)
  • Pat O'Brien, reporter (Entertainment Tonight)


Teller [Raymond Joseph Teller], American magician (Penn & Teller) and illusionist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Wally Tax, Dutch guitarist

Famous Deaths

  • Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1907, 08; NL wins leader 1909; MLB ERA leader 1906; Chicago Cubs), dies at 71
1948 Highlights

About February 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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