On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1948

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestClarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas, 108th US Supreme Court Justice (1991- ), born in Savannah, Georgia

108th US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
108th US Supreme Court Justice
Clarence Thomas
  • Darhyl S. Ramsey, American author
  • Joaquin Avila, American lawyer and civil rights champion who advocated against voter discrimination, born in Compton, California (d. 2018)
  • Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nigel Osborne, British composer, teacher and music therapist, born in Manchester, England
1948 Highlights

About June 23, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer