Wednesday 4 August 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chantal Robin-Rodrigo and James C Slattery.
Julia Misbehaves, directed by Jack Conway, 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.