On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1948

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket batting maestro Don Bradman completes dual Test centuries (132 & 127* [26th Test 100]) in 3rd Test v India in Melbourne

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Larry McNeeley, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour), born in Lafayette, Indiana
  • Manfred Kokot, East German athlete (world record 50m indoor sprint 5.61s 1973), born in Templin, Germany
1948 Highlights

About January 3, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn