March 1948 calendar

March 1948

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1948: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1948?


  • 05 Mar 1948 Actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson
  • 08 Mar 1948 US Supreme Court rules relgious instruction in public schools is unconstitutional.
  • 09 Mar 1948 Provisionary Indonesian government installed in Batavia.
  • 10 Mar 1948 First civilian to exceed speed of sound - Herb H Hoover, Edwards Air Force Base California.
  • 11 Mar 1948 1st black in the US Tennis Open (Reginald Weir)
  • 14 Mar 1948 Freedom Train arrives in San Francisco
  • 15 Mar 1948 Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine
  • 16 Mar 1948 The largest flood in the history of Brampton, Ontario, occurs.
  • 17 Mar 1948 Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Brussels, a precursor to the North Atlantic Treaty establishing NATO.
  • 18 Mar 1948 France and Great Britain and Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels
  • 19 Mar 1948 Lee Savold knocks out Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds at Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York.
  • 20 Mar 1948 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90
  • 21 Mar 1948 Stop the Music with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio
  • 25 Mar 1948 The first successful tornado forecast predicts that a tornado will strike Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 27 Mar 1948 The Second Congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened.
  • 28 Mar 1948 Second Tony Awards: Mister Roberts win.
  • 29 Mar 1948 Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten
  • 31 Mar 1948 US Congress passes Marshall Aid Act to rehabilitate war-torn Europe.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1948?
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Top #4 songs in the USA

  1. - Because
  2. - I Love You, Yes I Do
  3. - Sabre Dance
  4. - Now is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?