On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • George Wendt, American actor (Norm in Cheers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Margot Kidder, Canadian American actress (Lois Lane in Superman films, Amityville Horror), born in Yellowknife, Canada (d. 2018)
1948 Highlights

About October 17, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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