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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1948.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1948: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1948?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1948 Bradman scores 128 Australia vs. Surrey, 141 mins, 15 fours
  • 02 Jul 1948 62nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Falkenburg beats Bromwich (75 06 62 36 75)
  • 03 Jul 1948 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86)
  • 05 Jul 1948 National Health Service Acts created the national public health systems in the United Kingdom
  • 06 Jul 1948 The world's first Air Car-ferry service is flown by a Bristol Freighter of Silver City Airways from Lympne to Le Touquet.
  • 07 Jul 1948 Indians sign Satchel Paige at 42
  • 08 Jul 1948 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow
  • 09 Jul 1948 Satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching two scoreless innings for Cleveland Indians.
  • 10 Jul 1948 Allegro closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances
  • 11 Jul 1948 1st air bombing of Jerusalem
  • 13 Jul 1948 The attempted assassination of Palmiro Togliatti, general secretary of the Italian Communist Party, incites numerous strikes all over the country.
  • 14 Jul 1948 Israel bombs Cairo
  • 15 Jul 1948 Alcoholic Anonymous founded in Britain
  • 16 Jul 1948 Eddie Sawyer replaces Ben Chapman in Philadelphia, New York Giants Leo Durocher replaces Mel Ott and Burt Shotton replaces Durocher as Dodger manager
  • 17 Jul 1948 Israeli army captures Nazareth
  • 18 Jul 1948 Marinka opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 168 performances
  • 19 Jul 1948 French government of Schuman, resigns
  • 20 Jul 1948 Lou Thesz beats Bill Longson, to become NWA wrestling champ
  • 21 Jul 1948 WSPD TV channel 13 in Toledo, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 22 Jul 1948 The Dominion of Newfoundland votes to join Canada after a referendum.
  • 23 Jul 1948 Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President.
  • 24 Jul 1948 4 Duluth Minn Dukes (St. Louis Cardinals Class C farm team) die in crash
  • 26 Jul 1948 Leo Durocher returns to Ebbets Field as a New York Giant
  • 27 Jul 1948 Australia set 404 to win vs. England at Headingley
  • 28 Jul 1948 The Metropolitan Police Flying Squad foils a bullion robbery in the ''Battle of London Airport''.
  • 29 Jul 1948 King George VI opens 14th modern Olympic games in London
  • 30 Jul 1948 Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record (10K - 29:59.6)
  • 31 Jul 1948 Brigadoon closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1948?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Nature Boy
  2. - It's Magic
  3. - You Were Only Fooling
  4. - Bluebird of Happiness
  5. - You Can't Be True, Dear

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Dark Knight

The Dark Knight

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Saving Private Ryan

Saving Private Ryan

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns

Country: United States of America

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro

Directed by: Kundan Shah

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Barve, Satish Shah

Die Hard

Die Hard

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Country: United States of America

Akira

Akira

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda

Country: United States of America