On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Kirchen, American singer and guitarist (Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - "Hot Rod Lincoln"), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Charles McCorquodale, art historian, born in Edinburgh (d. 1996)
  • Dervin Gordon, British musician (The Equals), born in Jamaica
  • Fred Grandy, American actor (The Love Boat - "Gopher") and politician (U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Ian Paice, British hard rock drummer (White Snake; Deep Purple - "Smoke On The Water"), born in Nottingham, England
1948 Highlights

About June 29, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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