What Happened on September 10, 1948

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian cricketer Don Bradman scores 153 in his last 1st-class cricket innings in England

  • Bijz Criminal division sentences war criminal Jacob Folks to life

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Lanier, American Basketball HOF center (8 x NBA All-Star; NBA All-Star Game MVP 1974; Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2022)
  • Charlie Waters, American football safety (Pro Bowl 1976–1978; Super Bowl 1971, 77; Dallas Cowboys), born in Miami, Florida
  • Judy Geeson, English actress (To Sir With Love, Berserk), born in Arundel, England
  • Margaret Trudeau, Canadian 1st lady, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Tony Gatlif, Algerian-born French film director, born in Algiers, French Algeria
  • Zhang Chengzhi, Chinese writer (History of the Soul), born in Beijing, China
1948 Highlights

About September 10, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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