On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1948

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Edvard BeneŇ°, Czech politician and statesman, 2nd & 4th President of Czechoslovakia (1935-38, 45-48), dies at 64
1948 Highlights

About September 3, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

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