On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1948

Historical Events

  • Communist Party seizes complete control of Czechoslovakia

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis "Minder" Waterman, actor (Fair Exchange), born in London, England
  • Jayaram Jayalalitha, Indian actress and politician, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, born in Mysore State (d. 2016)
  • Neil Hubbard, British guitarist (Juicy Lucy, Jesus Christ Superstar)
  • Peter Mond, 4th Baron Melchett
  • Tim Staffell, English singer
  • Walter Smith, Scottish football manager
1948 Highlights

About February 24, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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