On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1948

Historical Events

  • Special Council of Annulment convicts writer Friedrich Weinreb for collaboration with the Nazis

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Gable, American 68kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1972), born in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Dan Issel, American NBA coach and player (27,482 points, Denver Nuggets), born in Batavia, Illinois
  • Daniel Mark Epstein, American poet and biographer (Abraham Lincoln), born in Washington, D.C.

Dave Cowens

Dave Cowens, American NBA forward, 1970-80, 1982-83, Rookie of the Year, 8X All-Star (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks), and coach, 1978-79, 1996-2001 (Boston, Charlotte Hornets), born in Newport, Kentucky

1948 Highlights

About October 25, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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