What Happened on June 19, 1948

Historical Events

  • Panama and Costa Rica recognize Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Drake, English singer-songwriter (Pink Moon), born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1974)
  • Phylicia Rashad, American Tony Award-winning actress (The Cosby Show - "Clair"; A Raisin in the Sun; One Life to Live), and singer, born in Houston, Texas
Born in 1948

Famous Weddings

José Ferrer

"Cyrano de Bergerac" actor José Ferrer weds second wife actress Phyllis Hill

1948 Highlights

About June 19, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

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