September 24th, 1948.

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

74 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since September 24th, 1948.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.


Born on September 24th, 1948.

People who were born on this exact date.


News topics, nostalgic fads, and pop culture events.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on September 24th, 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.

  • 74 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since September 24th, 1948.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 39 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: A person born on September 24th, 1948 will be 74 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1948 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 24th, 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 24th, 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.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on September 24th, 1948.

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Television shows

TV shows in 1948.

Television shows that people were watching in September, 1948.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety show.

Children TV shows

Kids' TV shows on September 24th, 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 September 24th, 1954, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

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

Ruhollah Khomeini

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

Stephanie McMahon

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

Owen Farrell

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



National holidays and famous events that fall on the 24th of September.

  • Republic Day in Trinidad and Tobago

US President.

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

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Stats for September 24th, 1948

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 24th, 1948.

  • A total of 27,164 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,880 weeks have passed.
  • 2,346,973,200 seconds have passed since the September 24th, 1948.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,738,135,400 times.
  • Since September 24th, 1948, the Earth has travelled approximately 1,211,038,171,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 391,162,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 201,839,695 steps. That's about 89,707 miles!
  • Since this date, 28,163,678 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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