On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1948

Historical Events

  • "My Romance" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Chester "Chet" Biscardi, Italian-American composer, born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
  • Patrick Simmons, American rock guitarist and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers - "Blackwater"), born in Aberdeen, Washington
1948 Highlights

About October 19, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra