On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1948

Historical Events

  • Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914

Famous Birthdays

Olivia Newton-John

Olivia Newton-John, British-Australian Grammy Award-winning pop singer ("Hopelessly Devoted to You"; "Physical"), and actress (Grease) born in Cambridge, England

  • Tiran Porter, American bass and guitar player, and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers, 1972-80 and 1987-92 - "Listen to The Music"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Vladimír Remek, Czech politician and cosmonaut (Soyuz 28), born in České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
1948 Highlights

About September 26, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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