What Happened on October 2, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 725 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Avery Brooks, Evansville Ind, actor (Spenser for Hire, Deep Space 9)
  • Chris LeDoux, Biloxi Miss, country singer (Ridin' for a Fall)
  • Donna Karan, fashion designer (Coty Award-1977), born in Forest Hills, New York
  • Leslie Frankenheimer, set designer (4 Emmy Awards), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2013)
  • Persis Khambatta, actress (Star Trek, Megaforce), born in Mumbai, India
  • Robert Anderson, cricketer (NZ batsman 1976-78)
  • Trevor Brooking, English soccer player