April 28th, 1948

April 28th, 1948, was a Wednesday. It was Day 119 of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

75 years, 5 months, and 2 days have passed since April 28th, 1948.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.


Born on April 28th, 1948.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

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



Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 75 years, 5 months, and 2 days have passed since April 28th, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 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: People born on April 28th, 1948, are now 75 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1948 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.

Personality traits.

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Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to April 28th, 1948.

Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 28th, 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 28th, 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 28th, 1948.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1948.

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes


Popular toys and games in 1948.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1948.

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks

Dimestore soldiers
Dimestore soldiers

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 of their early childhood.

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

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

James Monroe

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

Oskar Schindler

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

Saddam Hussein

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

Jay Leno

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

Howard Donald

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

Penelope Cruz

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

Margo Dydek

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

Jessica Alba

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

Nikki Grahame

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

Juan Mata

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


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


US President.

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on April 28th, 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 28th, 1948 was most likely conceived around August 6th, 1947.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28th, 1948 is close to January 19th, 1949.

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Stats for April 28th, 1948

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 28th, 1948.

  • 27,548 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,935 weeks have passed.
  • 2,380,147,200 seconds have passed since April 28th, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,776,838,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,228,155,955,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 396,691,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 204,692,659 steps. That's roughly 90,975 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,561,766 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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