On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 performances

Historic Event

Queen Wilhelmina abdicates the Dutch throne in favour of her daughter Juliana because of illness, after 58 years, longest of any Dutch monarch

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Hui, Hong Kong Canto-pop singer-songwriter, born in Xiguan, Guangzhou, Republic of China
1948 Highlights

About September 4, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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