On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Delroy Wilson, Jamaican singer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Lucius "Tawl" Ross, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove), born in Wagram, North Carolina
  • Russell Mael, American singer, engineer and director (Sparks), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sal Viscuso, American actor (Soap, Montefuscos), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Zoran Živković, Serbian writer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
1948 Highlights

About October 5, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra