On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1948

Historical Events

Presidential Convention

Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates Governor of NY Thomas E. Dewey

The Berlin Candy Bombers

Soviet Union begins the West Berlin Blockade by stopping access by road, rail and water


Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick Moraz, Swiss progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, 1974-77; The Moody Blues, 1978-91), born in Morges, Switzerland
1948 Highlights

About June 24, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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