On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Burning Spear [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
  • Norman Connors, American jazz drummer, composer, and arranger ("You Are My Starship"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Richard Festinger, American guitarist, pianist, and classical music composer (Between Thought and Thing; Le Pianiste), born in Newton, Massachusetts
1948 Highlights

About March 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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