On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • WXYZ TV channel 7 in Detroit, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Caleb Quayle, English rock musician (Hall & Oates), born in London, England
  • Dave Samuels, American vibraphonist (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance), born in Waukegan, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • Jackson Browne, American rock vocalist (Lawyers in Love), born in Heidelberg, Germany