On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1948

Historical Events

Historic Event

Demonstration by Moscow Jews honoring Israeli ambassador Golda Meir

  • Revival of Victor Herbert and Henry Blossom's operetta "The Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater, NYC; rums for 831 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Hema Malini, Indian Actress
  • Jim Ed Norman [Edward James Norman], American musician and record producer, born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Leo Mazzone, American baseball coach
  • Michael Tylo, American actor (Guiding Light, Blade-Young & Restless), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies at 42
1948 Highlights

About October 16, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra