Wednesday 21 January 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Sally Burton .
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Ted Mack & the Original Amateur Hour.
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- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Sally Burton: British newsfigure, the fifth and last wife of actor Richard Burton.
- Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Italian composer, most successful in the field of comic opera.
- West Indies versus England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes and Jim Laker.
- The Flag of Quebec is adopted and flown for the first time over the National Assembly of Quebec. The day is marked annually as Quebec Flag Day.
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