On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1948

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Albert Camus' play "The State of Siege (L'État de siège)" premieres in Paris

  • Israel recaptures Nizzanim in Negev
  • Léopold Sédar Senghor founds the Senegalese Democratic Bloc (BDS).

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron Allred, American rock keyboardist (Steve Miller Band), born in Logan, Utah
  • Sherman Robertson, American blues guitarist (I'm the Man), born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
1948 Highlights

About October 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

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