Thursday 8 January 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mel Pritchard and Rey Misterio.
Secret Beyond the Door..., directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Dialing for Dollars.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1948 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Mel Pritchard: Rocker.
- Rey Misterio: Wrestler.
- Jerzy Kaczmarek: Polish fencer.
- Gillies MacKinnon: Scottish director and screenwriter.
- Zekai Özger: Turkish poet and academic (d. 1973).
- Kurt Schwitters: German painter and illustrator (d. 1948).
- Queen Wilhelmina signs death sentence against Ans van Dijk for treason
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