On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Ireland beats Wales, 6-3 at Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast to clinch the Five Nations Rugby Championship and first Grand Slam

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert S. Woods, American actor (Bo-One Life to Live, Waltons), born in Maywood, California

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the U.K., dies at 77