Wednesday 4 August 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 4, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chantal Robin-Rodrigo and James C Slattery.
Night Has a Thousand Eyes, directed by John Farrow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Crystal Room.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 August 1948
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Which were the important events of 4 August 1948 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Chantal Robin-Rodrigo
- James C Slattery: (Rep-D-Kansas, 1983- ).
- Johnny Grubb: American baseball player and coach.
- 5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax
- Five-day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax.