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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1948?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1948 California Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages.
  • 03 Oct 1948 Columbia University reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo
  • 04 Oct 1948 Indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game
  • 05 Oct 1948 The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 110,000.
  • 06 Oct 1948 Polonaise opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 113 performances
  • 09 Oct 1948 WXYZ TV channel 7 in Detroit, MI (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • 10 Oct 1948 Then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland
  • 11 Oct 1948 Love Life opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 252 performances
  • 12 Oct 1948 Casey Stengel takes over as New York Yankees' manager.
  • 14 Oct 1948 Batavia lt-Governor-General of Mook dismissed
  • 16 Oct 1948 Red Mill opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances
  • 18 Oct 1948 Operation 10 Plagues - Israeli offensive against Egyptian army
  • 19 Oct 1948 My Romance opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances
  • 21 Oct 1948 Beersheba liberated by Israeli army
  • 22 Oct 1948 Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel
  • 24 Oct 1948 Bernard M Baruch introduces term Cold War
  • 25 Oct 1948 Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration
  • 26 Oct 1948 Killer smog settles into Donora, Pennsylvania.
  • 27 Oct 1948 Israel recaptures Nizzanim in the Negev.
  • 28 Oct 1948 Flag of Israel is adopted.
  • 29 Oct 1948 Israeli forces liberate Meron and Gush-Halev
  • 30 Oct 1948 Operation Hiram: Israelis take control of Galilee

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Music charts

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

  1. - Say Something Sweet to Your Sweetheart
  2. - One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)
  3. - On a Slow Boat to China
  4. - Buttons and Bows

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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American History X

American History X

Directed by: Tony Kaye

Starring: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Country: United States of America

Autumn Sonata

Autumn Sonata

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Country: United States of America

Tangerines

Tangerines

Directed by: Zaza Urushadze

Starring: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Show People

Show People

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli

Country: United States of America

The Lion in Winter

The Lion in Winter

Directed by: Anthony Harvey

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle

Country: United States of America