What Happened on May 20, 1948

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians tie AL record of 18 walks (beat Red Sox 13-4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Timoshinin, Russian rower (Olympic gold Soviet Union double sculls 1968, 72), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2021)
  • Dave Thomas, St Catherines Ontario, comedian (SCTV, Grace Under Fire)
  • John Amiel, director (Queen of Hearts, Tune in Tomorrow)
  • John R. McKernan Jr., American politician (Rep-R-ME, 1983-86, Governor of Maine 1987-95), born in Bangor, Maine
  • Samuel Gejdenson, American politician (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1981-2001), born in Eschwege, Allied-occupied Germany
1948 Highlights

About May 20, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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