Wednesday 17 March 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
The Search, directed by Fred Zinnemann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Fran Byrne: Rocker.
- Pat Lloyd: Rocker.
- Robert Braunwart: Who added thousands of dates to this database.
- Jessica Williams: Pianist.
- William Gibson: American-Canadian author.
- Alex MacDonald: Scottish footballer and football manager
- Benelux, France, and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the North Atlantic Treaty establishing NATO.
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