Saturday 20 November 1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
He Walked by Night, directed by Alfred Werker, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Richard Masur in New York City: New York, USA; actor (David - One Day at a Time).
- Samuel E Wright in Camden: South Carolina, USA; actor (Enos, Ball Four).
- Claude Dourthe: .
- John Bolton: American lawyer and diplomat 25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
- Park Chul-soo: South Korean director producer and screenwriter (d. 2013).
- US balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)
- Geoffrey B. Orbell rediscovers the Takahē, last seen 50 years previously, near Lake Te Anau, New Zealand.
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