Sunday 9 May 1948
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1948 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Hans Bock: German mathematician computer scientist and academic.
- Steven Mosher: American social scientist and author.
- Calvin Murphy: American athlete, NBA basketball player for San Diego Rockets (1970-71) and Houston Rockets (1971-83) .
- John Drayton Mahaffey in Kerrville: Texas, USA; PGA golfer (1978 PGA Champion).
- Hans Georg Bock: German mathematician.
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