On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1948

Historical Events

  • Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot near to the Italian Parliament in an assassination attempt

Famous Birthdays

  • Akua Dixon, American jazz cellist, arranger, composer, and educator, (Quartette Indigo), born in New York City
1948 Highlights

About July 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer