On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex MacDonald, Scottish Footballer and football manager
  • Alexander Nelson Hood, 4th Viscount Bridport, British-born investment banker
  • Fran Byrne, musician (Ace), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Pat Lloyd, rocker (The Equals), born in London
  • Robert Braunwart, who added thousands of dates to this database
  • William [Ford] Gibson, Canadian sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)
1948 Highlights

About March 17, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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