On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Innaurato, playwright/director (Age in Soho), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jerry Mathers, Sioux City Iowa, actor (Beaver-Leave It To Beaver)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Brandt, German physician of Adolf Hitler, hanged for war crimes at 44
  • Karl Gebhardt, Nazi doctor (convicted of war crimes for experimenting on concentration camp inmates), executed and hung for his crimes at 50
  • Viktor Brack, German Nazi physician and war criminal, dies at 43
  • Waldemar Hoven, German physician (b. 1903)
  • Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician, dies at 42
1948 Highlights

About June 2, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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