On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • John Ford Coley, American musician (England Dan & John Ford Coley), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Ted Poe, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), born in Temple, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel S. Hinds, American actor (Raven, Test Pilot), dies at 73
1948 Highlights

About October 13, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra