On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1948

Historical Events

Historic Event

Gerald Ford upsets Representative Bartel J Jonkman in Michigan 5th Dist Republican primary

  • Groundbreaking ceremony for UN world headquarters in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist (MC5 - "Kick Out the Jams"), born in West Virginia (d. 1994)
1948 Highlights

About September 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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