Saturday 14 August 1948US date format: 8/14/1948, UK date format: 14/8/1948
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 14, 1948). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include John Allison and Terry Adams.
Rope, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- John Allison: American executive, financial accountant...
- Terry Adams: American pianist and composer (NRBQ).
- 14th Olympic games close at London, Great Britain
- Don Bradman, widely regarded as the best cricket batsman in history, makes a duck in his final Test innings.