What Happened on September 15, 1948

Historical Events

  • F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record of 1080 kph
  • Musical revue "Small Wonder", starring Tom Ewell, opens at Coronet Theater, NYC; runs for 134 performances
  • WHN-AM in NY City changes call letters to WMGM

Famous Birthdays

  • Amalie Malling, Danish concert pianist, and educator (Royal Danish Academy of Music, 1981-present), born in L├╝beck, Germany
  • Suzyn Waldman, American Sportscaster (baseball- NY Yankee), born in Newton, Massachusetts
1948 Highlights

About September 15, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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