On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Ross, American Emmy and Peabody Award television journalist (NBC, 1974-94; ABC, 1994-2019), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Hermann Hauser, Austrian-born entrepreneur (Acorn Computers), born in Vienna, Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Eugeniusz Morawski-Dabrowa, Polish composer, dies at 71
1948 Highlights

About October 23, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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