On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Juliana crowned Queen of The Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Claydes Charles Smith, American guitarist (Kool & The Gang), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Jo Baker, American blues-rock vocalist (Elvin Bishop), born in Brockton, Massachusetts (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerrit Hendrik Kersten, Dutch vicar and founder (Calvinist Party), dies at 66
1948 Highlights

About September 6, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo