What Happened on November 17, 1948

Historical Events

  • Britain's House of Commons votes to nationalize steel industry

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Dean, American politician, Governor of Vermont (1991-2003), born in East Hampton, New York
  • Iain Sutherland, Scottish folk-soft rock vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist (Sutherland Brothers & Quiver - "Arms of Mary"; "(I Don't Want to Love You But) You Got Me Anyway"), born in Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (d. 2019)
  • Jaime Huelamo, Spanish cyclist (Olympic bronze 1972) drug disqualified
  • Tom Wolf, American politician, Governor of Pennsylvania (2015-), born in Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania
1948 Highlights

About November 17, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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