On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Alexander, theatre director
  • Doug Moench, American comic book writer
  • Steve Priest, English rock bassist and vocalist (Sweet - "Ballroom Blitz"), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England (d. 2020)
  • Trevor Cherry, English soccer defender (27 caps; Leeds United, Huddersfield Town, Bradford City) and manager (Bradford City), born in Huddersfield, England (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • John Robert Gregg, Irish-American inventor of a shorthand system Gregg Shorthand, dies at 80
1948 Highlights

About February 23, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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