On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron MacGregor, newscaster
  • Reed Hundt, FCC chairman
  • Terence "Snowy" White, British rock guitarist (Thin Lizzy, 1980-82; Roger Waters), born in Barnstaple, Devon, England

Famous Deaths

  • Antonin Artaud, French songwriter and director (Theatre Seraphin), dies at 51
1948 Highlights

About March 3, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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