On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1948

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians' future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Lemon no-hits Detroit Tigers, 2-0
  • Last British troops leave Israel
  • Transistor as a substitute for valves announced (Bell Labs)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Wolfskehl, German Jewish writer, dies at 78
1948 Highlights

About June 30, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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