Wednesday 25 August 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nicholas A Peppas and Alain Claeys.
Sorry, Wrong Number, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Lucky Pup.
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- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Nicholas A Peppas: Greek chemical and biomedical engineer.
- Alain Claeys: French politician, a member of the Socialist Party, Mayor of Poitiers since 2008 and a Member of the National Assembly of France for the first constituency of the Vienne department since 1997.
- Ledward Kaapana: American singer and guitarist.
- Nicholas Peppas: Greek chemist and biologist.
- The House Un-American Activities Committee holds first-ever televised congressional hearing: ''Confrontation Day'' between Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss.
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