On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Christa McAuliffe, American teacher who died in Challenger space shuttle disaster, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • Linda "Tui" Tillery, American singer-songwriter (The Loading Zone), born in San Francisco
  • Terry Bradshaw, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)/announcer (CBS, FOX)

Famous Deaths

  • Sylvanus Morley, American archaeologist and spy, dies at 65
1948 Highlights

About September 2, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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