On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Doug Gray, American musician (The Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Richard Baker, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana's 6th district), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Claude McKaye, Jamaican-American author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57
1948 Highlights

About May 22, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini