On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Squire, rock bassist (Yes-Fish Out of Water), born in London, England (d. 2015)
  • James Ellroy, American writer
  • Jean O'Leary, American gay and lesbian rights activist and politician (d. 2005)
  • Leron Lee, American baseball player
  • Lindy Chamberlain, Australian author
  • Shakin' Stevens [Mike Barrett], Wales, rocker (You Drive Me Crazy)
  • Tom Grieve, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Antonin Artaud, French poet/actor (Napoleon), dies at 51
1948 Highlights

About March 4, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces