On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1948

Historical Events

  • 2nd Tony Awards: Mister Roberts win

Famous Birthdays

  • Dianne Wiest, American actress (Hannah & Her Sisters, Footloose), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Gerry House, American radio personality (Gerry House and the House Foundation), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • John Evan, British rock keyboardist (Jethro Tull), born in Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Matthew Corbett, English retired actor (The Sooty Show), born in Guiseley, West Riding of Yorkshire

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Musician Nat King Cole (29) weds jazz singer Maria Hawkins (25) at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York

Musician Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Henriette, Duchess of Vendôme and Alençon, dies at 77
1948 Highlights

About March 28, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries