On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1948

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine

  • WCAU TV channel 10 in Philadelphia, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kate Bornstein, American author
  • Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Brazilian diplomat (d. 2003)
1948 Highlights

About March 15, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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