What Happened on September 1, 1948

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian Test batsmen Don Bradman (143), Lindsay Hassett (151) & Neil Harvey (110) score centuries in Australia's 1st innings of drawn cricket tour match v South of England at Hastings

  • Communist form North China People's Republic

Famous Birthdays

  • James Rebhorn, PA, actor (White Collar, Homeland), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2014)
  • Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher

Famous Deaths

  • Charles A. Beard, American historian (American Continentalism), dies at 73
1948 Highlights

About September 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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