Wednesday 28 April 1948
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Terry Pratchett and Marcia Strassman.
State of the Union, directed by Frank Capra, 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 Barney Blake, Police Reporter.
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- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Terry Pratchett: English author.
- Marcia Strassman: American actress and singer (d. 2014).
- Marcia Strassman in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Julle Kotter - Welcome Back Kotter).
- Dorothee Berryman: Canadian actress and singer.
- Dorothée Berryman: Canadian actress and singer.
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