What Happened on July 23, 1948

Historical Events

  • Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cushnahan, Northern Irish politician, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • John Hall, American singer-songwriter (Orleans - "Still The One"; "Dance With Me"), environmentalist, and politician (US Representative from New York (D), 2007-11), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Born in 1948

Famous Deaths

D. W. Griffith (1875-1948)

American film director and producer (Birth of a Nation, Intolerance), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 73

1948 Highlights

About July 23, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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