On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy
  • Cleveland Indians stun MLB by signing 42 year old veteran Negro Leagues pitcher Satchel Paige

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred Brown, NBAer (Seattle SuperSonic)
  • Jean Leclerc, French-Canadian actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children), born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)