On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1948

Historical Events

Film & TV History

American humorist Will Rogers commemorated by US Postage Service on 3-cent stamp

Nobel Prize

American-born British poet T. S. Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature


Famous Birthdays

  • Amadou Toumani TourĂ©, Mali politician, President of Mali (2002-12), born in Mopti, Mali (d. 2020) [1]
  • Heber Bartolome, Filipino folk-rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, bandurria and kubing player (Banyuhay - "Nena"), born in Cabanatuan, Philippines (d. 2021)
1948 Highlights

About November 4, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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