On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1948

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Gillies Mackinnon, Scottish film director & writer (Playboys), born in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Kurt Schwitters, German-British dada-artist and poet (collages), dies at 60
  • Richard Tauber, Austrian tenor (b. 1891)
1948 Highlights

About January 8, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn