Wednesday 24 November 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
3 Godfathers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
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- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Rudy Tomjanovich: American basketball Head Coach, Rockets.
- Spider Robinson: American-Canadian author and critic.
- Steve Yeager: American baseball player and coach.
- Bob Hill: American basketball player and coach.
- Ireland votes for independence from the UK
- WAVE TV channel 3 in Louisville, KY (NBC) begins broadcasting
- In Venezuela, president Rómulo Gallegos is ousted by a military junta.
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