On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 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