On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1948

Historical Events

  • 6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy

Sports History

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
  • Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, rock guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2012)
1948 Highlights

About July 7, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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