March 26th, 1948.

March 26th, 1948, was a Friday. It was day 86 of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

73 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since March 26th, 1948.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Born on March 26th, 1948.

People who were born on this exact date.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 26th, 1948.

  • More and more people are buying television sets.

    More and more people are buying television sets.

    In the late 1940s and 1950s, more and more households were buying TV sets. In 1950, 20% of homes had a television set. By the end of the decade, that figure had risen to 90%.

  • Polio cases are high.

    Polio cases are high.

    Cases of Polio were particularly high during this period of time and outbreaks were common. In the United States, the disease peaked in 1952, with nearly 60,000 cases and 3,145 deaths. It wasn't until 1955 that a national immunization program started and cases began to drop.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 73 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since March 26th, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1948.
  • Leap Year: 1948 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on March 26th, 1948, will be 73 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1948 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 26th, 1948, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 33.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 26th, 1948 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Kid's TV shows on March 26th, 1948.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1948.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1948.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out March 26th, 1954 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 26th.

Robert Frost

Poet. Deceased
Born on March 26th, 1874
He turned 74 on this day in 1948.

Nancy Pelosi

US politician.
Born on March 26th, 1940
She turned 8 on this day in 1948.

Richard Dawkins

Atheist thinker.
Born on March 26th, 1941
He turned 7 on this day in 1948.

Diana Ross

Born on March 26th, 1944
She turned 4 on this day in 1948.

Mikel Arteta

Spanish football manager.
Born on March 26th, 1982
He was born exactly 34 years after this date.

Keira Knightley

Born on March 26th, 1985
She was born exactly 37 years after this date.

Nina Agdal

Born on March 26th, 1992
She was born exactly 44 years after this date.

Danielle Bregoli

Rapper / Internet personaility.
Born on March 26th, 2003
She was born exactly 55 years after this date.

US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on March 26th, 1948.

UK Prime Minister.

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 26th, 1948.

Irish Taoiseach.

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 26th, 1948 was most likely conceived around the 17th of June, 1947.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 26th, 1948 is close to the 3rd of January, 1949.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 26th, 1948.

  • A total of 26,783 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,826 weeks have passed.
  • 2,314,047,600 seconds have passed since the March 26th, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,699,722,200 times.
  • Since March 26th, 1948, the earth has travelled approximately 1,194,048,561,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 385,674,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 199,008,094 steps. That's about 88,448 miles!
  • Since this date, 27,768,571 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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