Wednesday 12 May 1948
It was Wednesday, 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 12 May 1948 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Lindsay Ann Crouse in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart).
- Joe Tasker: British mountaineer (d. 1982).
- David Heineman: American politician, current governor of Nebraska.
- Lindsay Crouse: American actress.
- Steve Winwood: British musician, a singer, composer and producer.
- Dave Heineman: American captain and politician 39th Governor of Nebraska
- Isidor Achron: Composer, dies at 55.
- Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands resigns.
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