Wednesday 14 July 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tommy Matola and Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu.
Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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Which were the important events of 14 July 1948 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Tommy Matola: Rock manager / CEO (CBS records).
- Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu: Zulu king.
- Philippe Le Friant: French jurist, an examining magistrate (comparable to district attorney in the U.S.
- Goodwill kaBhekuzulu: Zulu king.
- Earl Williams: American baseball player (d. 2013).
- Israel bombs Cairo
- Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot and wounded near the Italian Parliament.
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