Monday 23 August 1948
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Red River, directed by Howard Hawks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1948 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Ernst Jansz: Dutch keyboardist / singer (Doe Maar).
- Ron Blomberg: 1st baseman (New York Yankees) / 1st designated hitter.
- Mama Béa: French singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Atef Bseiso: Palestinian intelligence officer (d. 1992).
- Andrei Pleșu: Romanian journalist and politician 95th Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
- Rudy Ruettiger: American football player
- Lev Zeleny: Russian physicist and academic
- Andrei Plesu: Romanian writer, essayist
- Daniel Ruettiger: American motivational speaker
- Earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine
- The World Council of Churches is established.
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