Thursday 24 June 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Morza and Patrick Moraz.
A Foreign Affair, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
On TV people were watching Winner Take All.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 June 1948 ?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Battle of Carabobo Day in Venezuela (1821)
- FOte nationale du QuTbec, also called St-Jean-Baptiste Day
- Day of Indian in Peru
- Original Midsummer's Eve in Finland and Sweden, although the official holiday is now moved to the nearest Friday
- St. John's Day in Estonia and Sao Joao in Porto
- Festival of San Juan observed in Bolivia and Peru
- American Radio Relay League - Field Day 2006
- Patrick Morza: Morges, Switzerland -- Rock keyboardist (Yes).
- Patrick Moraz: Swiss keyboard player and songwriter (Yes The Moody Blues and Refugee).
- Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates New York gov Thomas Dewey
- Soviet Union begins Berlin Blockade
- American Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates New York governor Thomas Dewey.
- Start of the Berlin Blockade: the Soviet Union makes overland travel between West Germany and West Berlin impossible.
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