On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1948

Historical Events

Television Debut

Milton Berle becomes the permanent host on NBC's TV show "Texaco Star Theater"

Famous Birthdays

  • Artis Gilmore, ABA all star (Kentucky Colonels)
  • Michael Finneran, diver (1st perfect 10 on 10m platform)
1948 Highlights

About September 21, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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