On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • W Gomulka deposed as general secretary of Polish Worker's party

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Brewer, American rock drummer (Grand Funk Railroad), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Levy Mwanawasa, Zambian politician (3rd President of Zambia), born in Mufulira, Zambia (d. 2008)
  • Ronald W Harris, American lightweight boxer (Olympic gold 1968), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Tara Singh Varma, Dutch politcian (1st black woman in Dutch 2nd Chamber), born in Springlands, British Guiana

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Benesj, president Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48), dies
  • Edvard BeneŇ°, 2nd & 4th President of Czechoslovakia (1935-38, 45-48), dies at 64