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1948 Calendar

1948 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
29      
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

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1948 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 10, 1948 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rat in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 25, 1948 – The first successful tornado forecast predicts that a tornado will strike Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  •  May 15, 1948 – Following the demise of the British Mandate of Palestine, Egypt, Transjordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia invade Israel thus starting the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
  •  June 24, 1948 – Start of the Berlin Blockade: the Soviet Union makes overland travel between West Germany and West Berlin impossible.
  •  June 26, 1948 – Shirley Jackson’s short story The Lottery is published in The New Yorker magazine.
  •  August 10, 1948Candid Camera makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as Candid Microphone.
  •  August 18, 1948 – The Australian cricket team completed a 4–0 Ashes series win over England during their undefeated Invincibles tour.
  •  September 17, 1948 – The Lehi (also known as the Stern gang) assassinates Count Folke Bernadotte, who was appointed by the UN to mediate between the Arab nations and Israel.
  •  October 28, 1948 – Swiss chemist Paul Müller is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the insecticidal properties of DDT.
  •  December 12, 1948 – Malayan Emergency: Batang Kali Massacre – 14 members of the Scots Guards stationed in Malaysia allegedly massacre 24 unarmed civilians and set fire to the village.

Who Were Born On 1948?

  •  February 20, 1948 – Jennifer O'Neill, Brazilian-born actress
  •  March 4, 1948 – Jean O'Leary, American activist and politician (d. 2005)
  •  March 20, 1948 – Bobby Orr, Canadian ice hockey player
  •  March 28, 1948 – Matthew Corbett, English retired actor
  •  April 12, 1948 – Sandra “Lois” Reeves, American singer
  •  April 29, 1948 – Bruce Cutler, American attorney
  •  September 10, 1948 – Margaret Trudeau, former wife of Pierre Trudeau
  •  October 8, 1948 – Sarah Purcell, American television host
  •  November 16, 1948 – Bonnie Greer, American playwright and critic