On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1948

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st polaroid camera sold for $89.75 in Boston at the Jordan Marsh department store. The Land Camera model 95 becomes prototype for all Polaroid Land cameras for next 15 years

Scientist and Inventor Edwin Land
Scientist and Inventor
Edwin Land

Famous Birthdays

  • Claes Elfsberg, Swedish television presenter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Galina Prozumenshchikova, Soviet 200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1964), born in Sevastopol, Russian SFSR
  • Krešimir Ćosić, Croatian basketball player, born in Zagreb, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia (d. 1995)
1948 Highlights

About November 26, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius