What Happened on September 13, 1948

Historical Events

  • Margaret Chase Smith, American politician (R-Me) elected senator, 1st woman to serve in both houses of US 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 (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
1948 Highlights

About September 13, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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