What Happened on June 6, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Jones, American session and touring drummer and percussionist (Tom Petty; Cracker; Pegi Young), born in Oskaloosa, Iowa
  • Richard Sinclair, British progressive rock bassist, singer, guitarist, and songwriter (Caravan -"In the Land of Grey and Pink"), born in Canterbury, England
  • Vladimir Shadrin, Russian Hockey HOF centre (Olympic gold Soviet Union 1972, 76; 5 x World C'ship gold; HC Spartak Moscow, Oji Seishi), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Lumière, French inventor, with brother Auguste made 1st motion picture in 1895, dies at 83
1948 Highlights

About June 6, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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