On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Wise, American politician (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dayle Hadlee, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (brother of Sir Richard; NZ 26 Tests, 71 wickets), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Guy Gardner, US Air Force officer & astronaut (STS 27, STS 35), born in Altavista, Virginia
1948 Highlights

About January 6, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn