On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1948

Historical Events

  • 1st civilian to exceed speed of sound-Herb H Hoover, Edwards AFB Ca

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

5th Golden Globes: "Gentleman's Agreement", Ronald Colman, & Rosalind Russell win


Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Carr, NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Ed Grundy, American rocker (Bloodrock)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Masaryk, Czech statesman and Minister to London (1918-35), commits suicide or is murdered at 61
  • Zelda Fitzgerald [née Sayre], American writer (This Side of Paradise) and wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, dies at 47
1948 Highlights

About March 10, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces