On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1948

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

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

Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate T. S. Eliot
Poet, Author and Nobel Laureate
T. S. Eliot

Famous Birthdays

  • Amadou Toumani TourĂ©, Mali politician, President of Mali (2002-12), born in Mopti, Mali (d. 2020) [1]
1948 Highlights

About November 4, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio