On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1948

Historical Events

  • Flag of Israel is adopted

Famous Birthdays

  • Rickie Lee Reynolds, American southern rock guitarist (Black Oak Arkansas - "Jim Dandy (To the Rescue)"), born in Manila, Arkansas (d. 2021)
  • Telma Hopkins, American singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn - "Tie A Yellow Ribbon"), and actress (Family Matters), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Valeri Viktorovich Baberdin, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1948 Highlights

About October 28, 1948

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

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