On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1948

Historical Events

  • 35th Tour de France: Italian cyclist Gino Bartali wins both general and mountain classifications for the second time (1938)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Stableford, British sci-fi author (Day of Wrath), born in Shipley, Yorkshire, England
  • Steve Goodman, American folk singer and songwriter ("City of New Orleans"; "You Never Even Called Me by My Name"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1984)
1948 Highlights

About July 25, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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