April 28, 1948

April 28, 1948, was a Wednesday. It was 76 years and 22 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


Born on April 28, 1948

People who were born on this exact date:


This date was 27,781 days ago. Approximately 926 months have passed. It was the 119th day of 1948, in week 18. The decade was the 1940s. People born on this day are currently 76 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 1948 had 366 days because it was a leap year. 309 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 28, 1948.

  • More and more people are buying television sets.

    More and more people are buying television sets

    More and more households were buying TV sets. In 1950, 20% of homes had a television. 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, 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.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on April 28, 1948.

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What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to April 28, 1948.

Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 28, 1948, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 28, 1948 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on April 28, 1948

If you were a kid on April 28, 1948, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1948

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

Were you born on April 28, 1948?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 28, 1954, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 28.

James Monroe

James Monroe

US President Deceased
Born on April 28, 1758
He was not alive on this date.

Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler

Historical figure Deceased
Born on April 28, 1908
He turned 40 on this day in 1948.

Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President Deceased
Born on April 28, 1937
He turned 11 on this day in 1948.

Jay Leno

Jay Leno

Television host
Born on April 28, 1950
He was born exactly 2 years after this date.

Howard Donald

Howard Donald

English singer
Born on April 28, 1968
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz

Spanish actress
Born on April 28, 1974
She was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Margo Dydek

Margo Dydek

Basketball player Deceased
Born on April 28, 1974
She was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba

American actress
Born on April 28, 1981
She was born exactly 33 years after this date.

Nikki Grahame

Nikki Grahame

English TV personality Deceased
Born on April 28, 1982
She was born exactly 34 years after this date.

Juan Mata

Juan Mata

Spanish soccer player
Born on April 28, 1988
He was born exactly 40 years after this date.



Internet celebrity
Born on April 28, 1992
She was born exactly 44 years after this date.


US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on April 28, 1948.


UK Prime Minister

Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 28, 1948 was most likely conceived around August 6, 1947.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28, 1948 is close to January 19, 1949.

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Stats for April 28, 1948


Here are some interesting statistics about April 28, 1948:

  • 27,781 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,968 weeks have passed.
  • 2,400,278,400 seconds have passed since April 28, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,800,324,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,238,543,654,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 400,046,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 206,423,942 steps. That's roughly 91,744 miles.
  • 28,803,341 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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