September 24, 1948

September 24, 1948, was a Friday. It was the 268th day of 1948. The decade was the 1940s.

75 years, 2 months, and 13 days have passed since September 24, 1948.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on September 24, 1948

People who were born on this exact date:


This date was 27,467 days ago. Approximately 916 months have passed. It was the 268th day of 1948, in week 39. The decade was the 1940s. People born on this day are currently 75 years old and belong to the Baby Boomer generation. 1948 had 366 days because it was a leap year. 305 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 September 24, 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 September 24, 1948.

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Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 24, 1948, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1948 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 24, 1948 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.
Television shows

TV shows in 1948

In September 1948, TV audiences were watching the following series:

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on September 24, 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

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 September 24, 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 September 24, 1954, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on September 24.

Ruhollah Khomeini

Ruhollah Khomeini

Iranian Supreme Leader Deceased
Born on September 24, 1902
He turned 46 on this day in 1948.

Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon

Born on September 24, 1976
She was born exactly 28 years after this date.

Owen Farrell

Owen Farrell

Rugby player
Born on September 24, 1991
He was born exactly 43 years after this date.



National holidays and famous events that fall on September 24:

  • Republic Day in Trinidad and Tobago

US President

Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States on September 24, 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 September 24, 1948 was most likely conceived around January 2, 1948.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 24, 1948 is close to June 17, 1949.

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Stats for September 24, 1948


Here are some interesting statistics about September 24, 1948:

  • 27,467 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,923 weeks have passed.
  • 2,373,152,400 seconds have passed since September 24, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,768,677,800 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 1,224,546,638,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 395,525,400 times.
  • You have taken approximately 204,091,106 steps. That's roughly 90,707 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,477,829 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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