On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard-Henri Lévy, French public intellectual, born in Béni Saf, Oran, French Algeria
  • Hridayananda dasa Goswami, International Society for Krishna Consciousness guru, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mel Ab-Owain, Welsh politician
  • Pepper LaBeija [William Jackson], American drag queen and fashion designer, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2003)
  • Peter Hammill, English singer and songwriter (Patient), born in Ealing, London
  • Rick Cobb, American hard rock drummer (Bloodrock)
1948 Highlights

About November 5, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio