On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1948

Historical Events

  • Batavia lt-governor-general van Mook dismissed
  • Large scale fighting between Israel & Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • André Guesdon, French soccer defender (Monaco, Nice) and manager (Viry-Châtillon, Angers, Brest), born in Benouville, France (d. 2020)
  • David Ruprecht, American game show host, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Engin Arık, Turkish nuclear physicist, born in Istanbul (d. 2007)
1948 Highlights

About October 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra