On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Bille August, Danish director (Best Intentions, Twist & Shout), born in Brede, Denmark
  • Henrik S. J√§rrel, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Joe Bouchard, American guitarist and bassist, born in Watertown, New York
  • Michel Pagliaro, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sharon Stouder, American 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1964), born in Altadena, California (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Kennedy, American actor (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 58
1948 Highlights

About November 9, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio