On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1948

Historical Events

  • WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Gerber, American classical composer (Music in Dark Times), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • E. J. Ratcliffe, English stage and screen actor, dies at 85
  • Gregg Toland, cinematographer, dies at 44
1948 Highlights

About September 28, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 4 months
Leap Year: Yes

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