On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Margaret Chase Smith (R-Me) elected senator, 1st woman to serve in both houses of Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde Kusatsu, American actor (Ali-Bring 'em Back Alive), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Dimitri Nanopoulos, Greek physicist, born in Athens, Greece
  • Nell Carter, American actress (Nell-Gimme a Break, Lobo), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Wegener, German actor and director (The Golem, The Student of Prague), dies at 73