Wednesday 11 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 Jan Palach and Don Boyd.
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Douglas Edwards with the News.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 August 1948 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Jan Palach: Czech student of history and political economy at Charles University.
- Don Boyd: Director (Goldeneye, 21, East of Elephant Rock).
- Summer Olympics opens in London
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