On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • A Martinez, American actor (L.A. Law; Santa Barbara), born in Glendale, California
  • John K. Reed, American coral biologist
  • Michael Houlihan, director (Horniman Museum & Gardens)
  • Michele Dotrice, English actor
  • Russ Kunkel, American session and touring drummer (Crosby, Stills & Nash; Jackson Browne; Carly Simon; Lyle Lovett; Tracy Chapman; Dan Fogelberg; Linda Ronstadt), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Tom Braidwood, Canadian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Cellier, British actor (Quiet Wedding;, Big Blockade), dies from ill health at 64
1948 Highlights

About September 27, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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