Thursday 2 September 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Sorry, Wrong Number, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
- Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Sophia
- Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
- Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
- Vietnam - National Day (independence from France, 1945)
- Christa McAuliffe: American astronaut and teacher, the first private citizen allowed into outer space via national selection and an instant celebrity in her connection to the fated expedition of the NASA spacecraft "Challenger.
- Terry Bradshaw: American football player, a champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Nate Archibald: American basketball player.
- Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe: Teacher / Astronaut (STS 25).
- Sylvanus Morley: American archaeologist and scholar (d. 1948).
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