On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1948

Historical Events

  • 1st air bombing of Jerusalem

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Rushent, British sound engineer (Gentle Giant; Shirley Bassey), and record producer (Buzzcocks; The Human League), born in Enfield, England (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies
  • King Baggot, American actor and director (Tumbleweeds), dies at 68
1948 Highlights

About July 11, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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