On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • John Martyn, British musician, born in New Maldon, Surrey (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies

Person of interestMohammed Ali Jinnah

Muhammad Ali Jinnah [Mahomedali Jinnahbhai], Founder of Pakistan who led the All-India Muslim League (1913-47) until he achieved his dream of Pakistan and became its 1st Governor-General (1947-48), dies of tuberculous at 71

Founder of Pakistan Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Founder of Pakistan
Mohammed Ali Jinnah

1948 Highlights

About September 11, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo