What Happened on September 26, 1948

Historical Events

  • Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914

Famous Birthdays

Olivia Newton-John (1948-2022)

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
Born in 1948
1948 Highlights

About September 26, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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