On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1948

Historical Events


OlympicsOlympic Games

King George VI opens the XIV Summer Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium in London

King of the United Kingdom George VI
King of the United Kingdom
George VI

1948 Highlights

About July 29, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo