On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1948

Historical Events

  • 15th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-2 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis

Famous Birthdays

  • Alf Hansen, Norwegian rower Olympic gold, double sculls 1976; World C'ship gold double sculls 1975, 78, 79, 82), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Daphne Maxwell Reid, actress (Frank's Place)
  • Don Sweet, CFL, NFL place kicker (Montreal, Green Bay), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Linda Ann Simon, airline capt
  • Michel Maïque, French rugby league second rower (8 Tests; FC Lézignan) and politician (Mayor of Lézignan-Corbières 2014-20), born in Aude, France (d. 2021)
  • Robert Underwood, (Rep-D-Guam)
  • Ronald K Machtley, (Rep-R-Rhode Island)
  • Tony Kornheiser, American sports journalist
1948 Highlights

About July 13, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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