On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Armbrister, Bahamian baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Jeremy Spencer, British rock guitarist (Fleetwood Mac - "Oh Well"), born in Hartlepool, County Durham, England
  • René Arnoux, French formula-1 racer (6th place-1980), born in Pontcharra, Isère, France

Famous Deaths

  • Monteiro Lobato, Brazilian writer (b. 1882)
1948 Highlights

About July 4, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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