Saturday 18 September 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Johnny Belinda, directed by Jean Negulesco, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Lynn Abbey: American computer programmer and author.
- Ken Brett: American baseball player coach and manager (d. 2003).
- Christopher Skase: Australian businessman (d. 2001).
- Rodger Beckman: American baseball player.
- Hilarities (of 1949) closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 14 performances
- Communist Madiun-uprising in Dutch Indies (Muso / Sjarifudin)
- Ralph J Bunche confirmed as acting United Nations mediator in Palestine.
- Margaret Chase Smith of Maine becomes the first woman elected to the US Senate without completing another senator's term, when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten.
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