On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1948

Historical Events

  • Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration

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.

Person of interestDave Cowens

Dave Cowens, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Newport, Kentucky

NBA Center and Head Coach Dave Cowens
NBA Center and Head Coach
Dave Cowens

1948 Highlights

About October 25, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Scorpio