What Happened on February 14, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • (John) Jackie Martling, American comedian and gag writer known as "Jackie the Jokeman" (Howard Stern Show, 1983-2001), born in Mineola, Long Island, New York
  • (Wladimir) "Wally Tax", Dutch rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (The Outsiders; Tax Free), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2005)
  • Pat O'Brien, American broadcaster (CBS Sports; Entertainment Tonight; The Insider), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

TellerTeller (75 years old)

American magician (Penn & Teller) and illusionist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Born in 1948

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? 75 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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