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Adolfo Larrue Martínez III (born September 27, 1948), better known as A Martinez, is an American actor and singer with roles in the daytime soap operas Santa Barbara, General Hospital, One Life to Live, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Days of Our Lives, and the primetime dramas L.A. Law, Profiler, and Longmire.
Abd al-Qadir al-Husayni (عبد القادر الحسيني, also spelled Abd al-Qader al-Husseini) (1907 – 8 April 1948) was a Palestinian Arab nationalist and fighter who in late 1933 founded the secret militant group known as the Organization for Holy Struggle (Munathamat al-Jihad al-Muqaddas), which he and Hasan Salama commanded as the Army of the Holy War (Jaysh al-Jihad al-Muqaddas) during the 1936–39 Arab revolt and during the 1948 war.
Dato' Haji Abdul Manan Ismail (28 June 1948 – 12 February 2018) was a Malaysian politician.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Accra is the capital and largest city of Ghana, covering an area of with an estimated urban population of 2.27 million.
Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
Aerosmith is an American rock band.
Agnieszka Holland (born 28 November 1948) is a Polish film and television director and screenwriter.
, is a Japanese vocalist who is well known for his work in the soundtracks for anime and tokusatsu productions, most notably Taiyou Sentai Sun Vulcan, Kinnikuman, and Uchuu Keiji Gavan.
was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
The al-Dawayima massacre describes the killing of civilians by the Israeli army (IDF) that took place in the Palestinian Arab town of al-Dawayima on October 29, 1948, during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.
Alan Parsons (born 20 December 1948) is an English audio engineer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.
Alan Sieler (born 17 July 1948) is an Australian former cricketer.
Albert Lawrence Bates (October 16, 1893 – July 4, 1948) was an American bank robber and burglar during the 1920s and 1930s.
Albert Power SJ (12 November 1870 - 12 October 1948) was a Roman Catholic Jesuit priest, academic and author.
Albert Henry Stanley, 1st Baron Ashfield, (8 August 1874 – 4 November 1948), born Albert Henry Knattriess, was a British-American businessman who was managing director, then chairman of the Underground Electric Railways Company of London (UERL) from 1910 to 1933 and chairman of the London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) from 1933 to 1947.
Alcibiades Diamandi (in Greek: Αλκιβιάδης Διαμάντης) (sometimes spelled Diamanti or Diamantis) (August 13, 1893 in Samarina, Greece – July 9, 1948 in Bucharest, Romania) was an Aromanian (Vlach) political figure of Greece, active during the First and Second World Wars in connection with the Italian occupation forces and Romania.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international mutual aid fellowship whose stated purpose is to enable its members to "stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety." It was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio.
Sir Alec Guinness, (born Alec Guinness de Cuffe; 2 April 1914 – 5 August 2000) was an English actor.
Alexander Logie du Toit FRS (14 March 1878 – 25 February 1948) was a geologist from South Africa, and an early supporter of Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift.
Alexander Bernhard Hans Piorkowski, also known as Alex Piorkowski (11 October 1904 – 22 October 1948 in Landsberg am Lech) was a German SS functionary during the Nazi era and commandant of Dachau concentration camp.
Alf John Hansen (born 13 July 1948) is a retired rower from Norway.
Alfred Sant (born 28 February 1948) is a Maltese politician and a novelist.
Alfredo Baldomir Ferrari (August 27, 1884 – February 25, 1948) was an Uruguayan soldier, architect and politician.
Alfredo M. Aguayo (1866–1948) was a Puerto Rican educator and writer.
Alger Hiss (November 11, 1904 – November 15, 1996) was an American government official who was accused of being a Soviet spy in 1948 and convicted of perjury in connection with this charge in 1950.
Alia Baha ud-din Toukan (علياء بھاء الدين طوقان) (25 December 1948 – 9 February 1977) was Queen of Jordan and the third wife of King Hussein from their marriage in 1972 until her death in a helicopter crash.
Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years.
Alice Siu-Ping Chan Wong (born June 30, 1948) is a Canadian politician of the Conservative Party serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the electoral district of Richmond Centre since 2015.
Allen Henry Vigneron (born October 21, 1948) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
In physical cosmology, the Alpher–Bethe–Gamow paper, or αβγ paper, was created by Ralph Alpher, then a physics PhD student, and his advisor George Gamow.
Amadou Toumani Touré (born 4 November 1948;, African Press Agency, 27 March 2007. also known as "ATT") is a Malian politician who was President of Mali from 2002 to 2012.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Ammar Ali Mohamed Ibrahim Ali Al Sherei (عمار علي محمد إبراهيم علي الشريعي) or more commonly known as Ammar El Sherei (16 April 1948 – 7 December 2012) was an Egyptian music icon, performer and composer.
Amrit Kumar Bohara (अमृतकुमार बोहरा), born April 27, 1948,K.C., Surendra.
André Eugène Dauchez (17 May 1870 - 15 May 1948), born in Paris, was a French painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver, draughtsman and illustrator known for landscapes, waterscapes and seascapes.
André Suarès, born Isaac Félix Suarès (12 June 1868, Marseille – 7 September 1948, Saint-Maur-des-Fossés) was a French poet and critic.
Andrew M. Brown (1870 – August 10, 1948) was a Scottish-American soccer player, executive and coach who had a short tenure as coach of the United States men's national soccer team.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd-Webber Kt (born 22 March 1948) is an English composer and impresario of musical theatre.
Andrzej Sapkowski (born 21 June 1948) is a Polish fantasy writer.
Angelo Joseph Rossi (January 22, 1878 – April 5, 1948) was a U.S. political figure who served as the 31st mayor of San Francisco.
Anna Kallina (31 March 1874 – 4 January 1948) was an Austrian stage and film actress.
Anna Maria Gove (July 6, 1867 - January 28, 1948) was an American physician.
Anna Maria Horsford (born March 6, 1948) is an American actress, known for her performances in television comedies.
Anna Stuart (born November 1, 1948) is an American actress.
Anne, Princess Royal, (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950) is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Anthony Colin Gerald Andrews (born 12 January 1948) is an English actor best known for his role as Lord Sebastian Flyte in the 1981 ITV miniseries Brideshead Revisited (1981).
Antisemitism (also spelled anti-Semitism or anti-semitism) is hostility to, prejudice, or discrimination against Jews.
Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better known as Antonin Artaud (4 September 1896 – 4 March 1948), was a French dramatist, poet, essayist, actor, and theatre director, widely recognized as one of the major figures of twentieth-century theatre and the European avant-garde.
Antonin-Gilbert Sertillanges, O.P. (16 November 1863 – 26 July 1948), was a French Catholic philosopher and spiritual writer.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
On the Roman calendar, this was known as the day before the nones of April (Pridie).
The Arab Liberation Army (جيش الإنقاذ العربي Jaysh al-Inqadh al-Arabi), also translated as Arab Salvation Army, was an army of volunteers from Arab countries led by Fawzi al-Qawuqji.
Archana Bhattacharyya (born 1948) is an Indian physicist.
Archduke Peter Ferdinand Salvator Karl Ludwig Maria Joseph Leopold Anton Rupert Pius Pancraz of Austria, Prince of Hungary and Bohemia, Prince of Tuscany) (12 May 1874, Salzburg, Austria-Hungary – 8 November 1948, St. Gilgen, Salzburg, Austria) was an Austro-Hungarian archduke and an army commander in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I. He was also the titular Grand Duke of Tuscany from 2 May 1921 to 8 November 1948.
Arne Wilhelm Kaurin Tiselius (10 August 1902 – 29 October 1971) was a Swedish biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1948 "for his research on electrophoresis and adsorption analysis, especially for his discoveries concerning the complex nature of the serum proteins.".
Arshile Gorky (born Vostanik Manoug Adoian, Ոստանիկ Մանուկ Ատոյեան; April 15, 1904 – July 21, 1948) was an Armenian-American painter, who had a seminal influence on Abstract Expressionism.
Air Marshal Sir Arthur "Mary" Coningham, (19 January 1895 – presumably 30 January 1948) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force.
Arturo Toscanini (March 25, 1867 – January 16, 1957) was an Italian conductor.
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on 30 January 1948 in the compound of Birla House (now Gandhi Smriti), a large mansion in central New Delhi.
Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States are the members of the Supreme Court of the United States other than the Chief Justice of the United States.
Blessed Assunta Marchetti (15 August 1871 – 1 July 1948) was an Italian Roman Catholic professed religious and the co-founder of the Missionaries of Saint Charles Borromeo; she worked in Brazil from 1895 until her death.
Athenagoras I (Αθηναγόρας Αʹ), born Aristocles Matthew Spyrou (Αριστοκλής Ματθαίου Σπύρου; – July 7, 1972), initially the Greek archbishop in North America, was the 268th Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, from 1948 to 1972.
The term 'the 10th of August' is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it was restored in 1814.
It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and of winter in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the June solstice).
The Lumière brothers, Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas; 19 October 1862 – 10 April 1954) and Louis Jean; 5 October 1864 – 7 June 1948), were among the first filmmakers in history. They patented an improved cinematograph, which in contrast to Thomas Edison's "peepshow" kinetoscope allowed simultaneous viewing by multiple parties.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
The Australian cricket team in England in 1948 was captained by Don Bradman, who was making his fourth and final tour of England.
Avery Franklin Brooks (born October 2, 1948) is an American actor, director, singer, and educator.
Ángel Maria Herrera (December 3, 1859, Penonomé District, Coclé Province, Panama - May 2, 1948 Panama), was a Panamanian educator.
Éamon de Valera (first registered as George de Valero; changed some time before 1901 to Edward de Valera; 14 October 1882 – 29 August 1975) was a prominent statesman and political leader in 20th-century Ireland.
Émile Gaston Chassinat (May 5, 1868 - May 26, 1948) was a French Egyptologist.
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
Baldassarre Negroni (21 January 1877 – 18 July 1948) was an Italian film director and screenwriter.
Winston Baldwin Spencer (born October 8, 1948) was the third Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda from 2004 to 2014.
Barbara Ann Allen Rainey (August 20, 1948 - July 13, 1982) was the first female pilot in the U.S. armed forces.
Barbara Hendricks (born November 20, 1948) is an African-American operatic soprano and concert singer.
Barbara Hershey (born Barbara Lynn Herzstein; February 5, 1948), once known as Barbara Seagull,Walker, Connecticut.
Barbara Ann Mandrell (born December 25, 1948) is an American country music singer, musician, and actress.
The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Batang Kali massacre was the killing of 24 unarmed villagers by British troops on 12 December 1948 during the Malayan Emergency.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
The Battle of Haifa, called by the Jewish forces Operation Bi'ur Hametz (מבצע ביעור חמץ "Passover Cleaning"), was a Haganah operation carried out on 21–22 April 1948 and was a major event in the final stages of the civil war in Palestine, leading up to the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
Béla Miklós de Dálnok, Vitéz of Dálnok (11 June 1890 – 21 November 1948) was a Hungarian military officer and politician who served as acting Prime Minister of Hungary, at first in opposition, and then officially, from 1944 to 1945.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
The Ben Yehuda Street bombings refer to a series of attacks by Palestinian Arabs and suicide bombers on civilians in downtown Jerusalem, Israel in 1948 and later on.
The Benelux Union (Benelux Unie; Union Benelux) is a politico-economic union of three neighbouring states in western Europe: Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
Bengali, also known by its endonym Bangla (বাংলা), is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in South Asia.
Benita Ferrero-Waldner (born 5 September 1948) is an Austrian diplomat and politician, and a member of the conservative Austrian People's Party (ÖVP).
Benjamin Harrison (August 20, 1833 – March 13, 1901) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893.
Bento de Jesus Caraça, GCSE, GOL (18 April 1901 – 25 June 1948) was an influential Portuguese mathematician, economist and statistician.
Giuseppe Piero "Beppe" Grillo (born 21 July 1948) is an Italian comedian, actor, blogger and political activist.
The Berlin Blockade (24 June 1948–12 May 1949) was one of the first major international crises of the Cold War.
Bernadette Peters (born Bernadette Lazzara; February 28, 1948) is an American actress, singer and children's book author.
Bevil Gordon D'Urban Rudd (5 October 1894 – 2 February 1948) was a South African athlete, the 1920 Olympic Champion in the 400 m. Rudd was born in Kimberley.
Biagio Biagetti (21 July 1877 – 2 April 1948) was an Italian painter and art-restorer, mainly working with sacred subjects.
The Big Bang theory is the prevailing cosmological model for the universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent large-scale evolution.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William Joseph "Bill" Cody Sr. (January 5, 1891 – January 24, 1948) was a Hollywood B-western actor of the 1920s, 1930s and into the 1940s, and father to Bill Cody, Jr..
William Henry Getty France (September 26, 1909 – June 7, 1992), also known as Bill France Sr. or Big Bill, was an American racing driver.
William Thomas Ward (born 5 May 1948) is an English musician and visual artist, best known as the original drummer of the British heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948)On page 17 of his book 700 Sundays, Crystal displays his birth announcement, which gives his first two names as "William Edward", not "William Jacob" is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host.
A bishop (English derivation from the New Testament of the Christian Bible Greek επίσκοπος, epískopos, "overseer", "guardian") is an ordained, consecrated, or appointed member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight.
Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne.
Blackburn is a town in Lancashire, England.
Robert Laurence Barr Jr. (born November 5, 1948) is an American attorney and politician.
Robert Champion MBE (born 4 June 1948) is an English former jump jockey who won the 1981 Grand National on Aldaniti.
Robert Jerry Lanier, Jr. (born September 10, 1948) is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Robert Keith Rae, (born August 2, 1948) is a Canadian lawyer, negotiator, public speaker, and former politician.
Robert J. "Bob" Riley (born July 6, 1948) is an American former professional basketball player.
Robert Andrew Woolmer (14 May 1948 – 18 March 2007) was an international cricketer, professional cricket coach and also a professional commentator.
Robert Gordon Orr, OC (born March 20, 1948) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest hockey players of all time.
El Bogotazo (from "Bogotá" and the ''-azo'' suffix of violent augmentation) refers to the massive riots that followed the assassination in Bogotá, Colombia, of Liberal leader and presidential candidate Jorge Eliécer Gaitán on 9 April 1948 during the government of President Mariano Ospina Pérez.
Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.
Bonnie Bedelia (born Bonnie Bedelia Culkin, March 25, 1948) is an American actress.
Brampton is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Brandeis University is an American private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts, 9 miles (14 km) west of Boston.
Brian Cummings (born March 4, 1948) is an American voice actor.
Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI (born Brian Peter George Eno; 15 May 1948) is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist.
Brian Rowan (born 28 June 1948) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a full back.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948) is an American television journalist and sportscaster, best known for his 15 years as co-host of NBC's Today.
Bud Cort (born Walter Edward Cox; March 29, 1948) is an American film and stage actor, comedian, writer, director and voice artist widely known for his portrayals of Harold in Hal Ashby's 1971 film Harold and Maude and the eponymous hero in Robert Altman's 1970 film Brewster McCloud.
Burning Man is an annual event in the western United States at Black Rock City – a temporary city erected in the Black Rock Desert of northwest Nevada, approximately north-northeast of Reno.
Robert Burns Mantle (December 23, 1873February 9, 1948) was an American theatre critic.
Burton Merrele Richardson (born September 29, 1949, in Portland, Oregon) is an American television announcer.
The term business oligarch is almost a synonym of the term business magnate, borrowed by the English-speaking and western media from post-Soviet parlance to label those businessmen who quickly acquired huge wealth in post-Soviet states (mostly Russia and Ukraine) during the privatization in Russia and in other post-Soviet states in the 1990s.
Sir Charles Aubrey Smith, CBE (21 July 1863 – 20 December 1948) was an England Test cricketer who became a stage and film actor, acquiring a niche as the officer-and-gentleman type, as in the first sound version of The Prisoner of Zenda (1937).
Cadillac, formally the Cadillac Motor Car Division, is a division of the U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide.
The Calgary Stampeders are a professional Canadian football team based in Calgary, Alberta, competing in the West Division of the Canadian Football League (CFL).
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Calvin Jerome Murphy (born May 9, 1948) is an American retired professional basketball player who played as a guard for the NBA's San Diego/Houston Rockets from 1970 to 1983, and is a current member of the Houston Rockets' AT&T Sportsnet TV broadcast team.
Camila Josefa Ramona Pássera (March 19, 1891 in Chajarí, Entre Rios, Argentina - February 28, 1948 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) was an Argentine actress acclaimed in America and Europe.
Canadian football is a sport played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wide attempting to advance a pointed prolate spheroid ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone).
The tailfin era of automobile styling encompassed the 1950s and 1960s, peaking between 1955 and 1961.
Caravan are an English band from the Canterbury area, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings and Richard Coughlan in 1968.
Carl Weathers (born January 14, 1948) is an American actor and former professional football player.
Carlo Servolini (5 April 1876 – 12 September 1948) was an Italian artist from Livorno, in Tuscany.
Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo SDB, GCL (born 3 February 1948) is an East Timorese Roman Catholic bishop.
Carlos Félix López Buchardo (October 12, 1881 – April 21, 1948) was an Argentine composer of Classical music whose work was inspired by native music.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari (born 3 April 1948) is a Mexican economist and politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as President of Mexico from 1988 to 1994.
Carole Landis (born Frances Lillian Mary Ridste; January 1, 1919 – July 5, 1948) was an American film and stage actress, who worked as a contract-player for Twentieth Century-Fox in the 1940s.
In quantum field theory, the Casimir effect and the Casimir–Polder force are physical forces arising from a quantized field.
The Caspian tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is an extinct tiger population.
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited is the flag carrier of Hong Kong, with its head office and main hub located at Hong Kong International Airport.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Cäcilia (Cillie) Rentmeister (born 1948 in Berlin) is a German art historian, culture scientist and researcher of cultural conditions of women and of gender.
Chaim Azriel Weizmann (חיים עזריאל ויצמן, Хаим Вейцман Khaim Veytsman; 27 November 1874 – 9 November 1952) was a Zionist leader and Israeli statesman who served as President of the Zionist Organization and later as the first President of Israel.
Luciano Pozo González (January 7, 1915 in Havana – December 3, 1948 in New York City), known professionally as Chano Pozo was a Cuban jazz percussionist, singer, dancer, and composer.
Charles Edward Bradley (November 5, 1948 – September 23, 2017) was an American singer, signed to the Daptone Records label under the Dunham Records division.
Charles Bryant (8 January 1879 – 7 August 1948) was a British actor and film director.
Charles Cahill Wilson (July 29, 1894 – January 7, 1948) was an American character actor of the early sound film.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
Charles Evans Hughes Sr. (April 11, 1862 – August 27, 1948) was an American statesman, Republican politician, and the 11th Chief Justice of the United States.
Charles Sherlock Fillmore (August 22, 1854 – July 5, 1948) founded Unity, a church within the New Thought movement, with his wife, Myrtle Page Fillmore, in 1889.
Algernon Charles Gifford MA (Cantab.) (18 April 1861 – 27 February 1948) was an astronomer, explorer and teacher.
Charles Magnusson (26 January 1878 – 18 January 1948) was a Swedish film producer and screenwriter.
Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor (born 28 January 1948) is a former Liberian politician who served as the 22nd President of Liberia from 2 August 1997 until his resignation on 11 August 2003.
Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II.
Charlie Tutan Waters (born September 10, 1948) is a former American football player, a defensive back in the National Football League for twelve seasons, all with the Dallas Cowboys.
Chester Cortez Thompson (born December 11, 1948) is an American drummer, percussionist, session musician, producer, and teacher.
Chi Coltrane (pronounced "shy"; born November 16, 1948) is an American singer and pianist.
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chief Justice of the United States is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States and thus the head of the United States federal court system, which functions as the judicial branch of the nation's federal government.
Chinese people are the various individuals or ethnic groups associated with China, usually through ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, citizenship or other affiliation.
Christopher John Davison (born 15 October 1948), known professionally as Chris de Burgh, is a British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist.
Chris LeDoux (October 2, 1948 – March 9, 2005) was an American country music singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor, and hall of fame rodeo champion.
Chris Mulkey (born May 3, 1948) is an American film and television actor.
Chris Rush is an American comedian, writer, actor, radio personality and author.
Christopher Russell Edward Squire (4March 1948 – 27June 2015) was an English musician, singer and songwriter best known as the bassist and a founder of the progressive rock band Yes.
Sharon Christa McAuliffe (born Sharon Christa Corrigan; September 2, 1948 – January 28, 1986) was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire and one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle ''Challenger'' disaster.
Christian Democracy (Democrazia Cristiana, DC) was a Christian democratic political party in Italy.
Christine Westermann (born 2 December 1948 in Erfurt) is a German television and radio host, journalist and author.
Christopher Haden-Guest, 5th Baron Haden-Guest (born February 5, 1948), usually simply known as Christopher Guest, is a British-American screenwriter, composer, musician, director, actor, and comedian who holds dual British and American citizenship.
Ciaran Gerard Carson (born 9 October 1948) is a Belfast, Northern Ireland-born poet and novelist.
Cissie Cahalan (1876 – 27 August 1948) was an Irish trade unionist, feminist, and suffragette.
The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is a congressionally chartered, federally supported non-profit corporation that serves as the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF).
Clarence Thomas (born June 23, 1948) is an American judge, lawyer, and government official who currently serves as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay (September 15, 1889 – May 22, 1948) was a Jamaican writer and poet, who was a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
Clifford Charles Devlin "Cliff" Thorburn (born January 16, 1948) is a Canadian retired professional snooker player.
Coalinga is a city in Fresno County and the western San Joaquin Valley, in central California.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Colin Waldron (born 22 June 1948 in Bristol) was an English football defender.
The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.
Founded on October 5, 1947, Cominform (from Communist Information Bureau) is the common name for what was officially referred to as the Information Bureau of the Communist and Workers' Parties.
The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.
In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.
The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (Czech and Slovak: Komunistická strana Československa, KSČ) was a Communist and Marxist–Leninist political party in Czechoslovakia that existed between 1921 and 1992.
The Communist Party of Finland (Suomen Kommunistinen Puolue; Finlands Kommunistiska Parti; abbreviated SKP) was a communist political party in Finland.
The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) is a communist political party in the United States established in 1919 after a split in the Socialist Party of America.
The Conference of Youth and Students of Southeast Asia Fighting for Freedom and Independence, also referred to as the Southeast Asian Youth Conference, was an international youth and students event held in Calcutta, India on February 19–23, 1948.
Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.
The Constitution of the Italian Republic (Costituzione della Repubblica Italiana) was enacted by the Constituent Assembly on 22 December 1947, with 453 votes in favour and 62 against.
The Constitution of the State of New Jersey is the basic governing document of the State of New Jersey.
The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria (Coptic: Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ, ti.eklyseya en.remenkimi en.orthodoxos, literally: the Egyptian Orthodox Church) is an Oriental Orthodox Christian church based in Egypt, Northeast Africa and the Middle East.
Costa Rica ("Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island.
The Costa Rican Civil War was the bloodiest event in 20th-century Costa Rican history.
Crown colony, dependent territory and royal colony are terms used to describe the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that are controlled by the British Government.
Curtis Wise Johnson (born June 22, 1948) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League.
Cynthia Clawson (born October 11, 1948 in Houston, Texas) is a Grammy Award-winning American gospel singer.
Cyril Jordan (born August 31, 1948 in San Francisco) is a guitarist and founding member of San Francisco cult band the Flamin' Groovies.
D'Jamin Bartlett (also credited as D. Jamin-Bartlett; born May 21, 1948, New York City) is an American musical theatre actress.
Daniel Desmond Sheehan, usually known as D. D. Sheehan (28 May 1873 – 28 November 1948) was an Irish nationalist, politician, labour leader, journalist, barrister and author.
Daniel François Malan (22 May 1874 – 7 February 1959), more commonly known as D. F. Malan, was a South African politician who served as Prime Minister of South Africa from 1948 to 1954.
David Wark Griffith (January 22, 1875 – July 23, 1948) was an American director, writer, and producer who pioneered modern cinematic techniques.
Dag Fornæss (born 30 June 1948) is a former speed skater from Norway who won the Norwegian, European, and World Allround Championships in 1969.
Dale Fuller (June 17, 1885 – October 14, 1948) was an American actress of the silent era.
Dallas Holm (born November 5, 1948 in St. Paul Park, Minnesota) is a singer-songwriter of Christian music, whose musical ministry has spanned almost four decades.
Danny Mack "Dan" Gable (born October 25, 1948) is an American former folkstyle and freestyle wrestler and coach.
Dan Simmons (born April 4, 1948) is an American science fiction and horror writer.
Danny Adcock (born 29 June 1948 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian actor, best known for his work in television and theatre.
Danny Denzongpa (born Tshering Phintso Denzongpa; 25 February 1948) is an Indian actor, singer and film director.
The Danube Commission is concerned with the maintenance and improvement of navigation conditions of the Danube River, from its source in Germany to its outlets in Romania and Ukraine, leading to the Black Sea.
Darovskoy District (Даровской райо́н) is an administrativeLaw #203-ZO and municipalLaw #284-ZO district (raion), one of the thirty-nine in Kirov Oblast, Russia.
Davíð Oddsson (pronounced; born 17 January 1948) is an Icelandic politician, and the longest-serving Prime Minister of Iceland, in office from 1991 to 2004.
David Cash Jr. (born June 11, 1948) is an American former professional baseball second baseman.
David Ismael Concepción Benitez (born June 17, 1948), is a former Venezuelan shortstop in Major League Baseball.
David William Cowens (born October 25, 1948) is an American retired professional basketball player and NBA head coach.
David Lee Lemonds (born July 5, 1948) is an American former professional baseball player, a left-handed pitcher who played in the Major Leagues in and for the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox.
David Lynton Orchard (born 24 June 1948) is South African former first-class cricketer, and former international umpire who stood in 44 Tests and 107 One-Day Internationals.
David Ben-Gurion (דָּוִד בֶּן-גּוּרִיּוֹן;, born David Grün; 16 October 1886 – 1 December 1973) was the primary national founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel.
David Michael Haskell (June 4, 1948 – August 30, 2000) was an American film, stage and television actor and singer.
David Hayman (born 9 February 1948) is a Scottish film, television and stage actor and director, known for his role as DCS Mike Walker in ITV drama Trial & Retribution, as Jonas Franks in BBC period drama The Paradise and as Brace in the drama Taboo.
Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 190816 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, responsible for large-scale epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and A Passage to India (1984).
David Louis Leland (6 January 1932 in Alassio, Italy – 7 November 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA) was an Italian-born child actor who appeared in several Hollywood films in the 1940s.
David "Davy" O'List (born 13 December 1948) is an English rock guitarist, vocalist and trumpeter.
David Martin Ruprecht (born October 14, 1948) is an American television actor and game show host, primarily known for his work as host of the Lifetime/PAX game show, Supermarket Sweep.
David I. Vaughan (born 26 June 1948) is a Welsh professional golfer.
Dayle Haddon (born May 26, 1948) is a Canadian model and actress, presently known for promoting anti-aging products manufactured by L'Oréal.
Dayton is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County.
Deborah Moggach, OBE (born Deborah Hough; 28 June 1948) is an English novelist and screenwriter.
Deborah Patricia Watling (2 January 1948 – 21 July 2017) was an English actress known for her role as Victoria Waterfield, a companion of the Second Doctor in the BBC television series Doctor Who.
In the Northern Hemisphere, December 21 is usually the shortest day of the year and is sometimes regarded as the first day of winter.
It is known by a collection of names including: Saint Sylvester's Day, New Year's Eve or Old Years Day/Night, as the following day is New Year's Day.
Deanna "Dee" Wallace (née Bowers; born December 14, 1948), also known as Dee Wallace Stone, is an American actress.
The Deir Yassin massacre took place on April 9, 1948, when around 120 fighters from the Zionist paramilitary groups Irgun and Lehi attacked Deir Yassin, a Palestinian Arab village of roughly 600 people near Jerusalem.
Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.
Delia Casanova (born Delia Margarita Casanova Mendiola on November 4, 1948 in Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico) is a Mexican actress.
Denis Gabriel Burke (born 22 September 1948) was an Australian politician.
Dennis Mark Prager (born 1948) is an American nationally syndicated conservative radio talk show host and writer.
Dennis Unkovic (born March 28, 1948) American international attorney, speaker and business advisor best known for his books and commentary on international business.
"Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)" is a protest song with lyrics by Woody Guthrie and music by Martin Hoffman detailing the January 28, 1948 crash of a plane near Los Gatos Canyon, west of Coalinga in Fresno County, California, United States.
The Deutsche Mark ("German mark"), abbreviated "DM" or, was the official currency of West Germany from 1948 until 1990 and later the unified Germany from 1990 until 2002.
Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.
Diane Ackerman (born October 7, 1948) is an American poet, essayist, and naturalist known for her wide-ranging curiosity and poetic explorations of the natural world.
Dianne Evelyn Wiest (born March 28, 1946) is an American actress.
Dick Siegel is an American singer-songwriter.
Between gaining independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947 and the proclamation of a republic on 26 January 1950, India was an independent dominion in the British Commonwealth of Nations with king George VI as its head of state.
Newfoundland was a British dominion from 1907 to 1949.
Dominique Marie-Françoise Renée Varaigne (born 11 March 1948), professionally known as Dominique Sanda, is a French actress and former fashion model.
Dominique-France Loeb Picard (born 23 November 1948), also called Princess Fadila of Egypt, is the ex-wife of Fuad II, former King of Egypt and the Sudan.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
Donald George Brewer (born September 3, 1948) is an American drummer who is best known as the drummer and co-lead singer of American rock band Grand Funk Railroad.
Don Fernando (born April 12, 1948) is a director and actor of pornographic films.
Don Sweet (born July 13, 1948 in Vancouver, British Columbia) was a star football kicker for the Montreal Alouettes and Montreal Concordes of the Canadian Football League.
Donald Jay Fagen (born January 10, 1948) is an American musician best known as the co-founder, lead singer and keyboardist of the band Steely Dan.
Donald Hiss (December 15, 1906 – May 18, 1989), AKA "Donie" and "Donnie," was the younger brother of Alger Hiss, who in 1948 was accused of spying for the Soviet Union, and who, in 1950, was convicted of perjury before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC).
LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948May 17, 2012), widely known by her stage name Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and painter.
Donora is a borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States, approximately south of Pittsburgh on the Monongahela River.
Doug Berry (born July 17, 1948) is an American Canadian football coach who was most recently the senior advisor to Jim Popp, the head coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1958.
In cricket, a duck is a batsman's dismissal for a score of zero.
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971.
The Ecumenical Patriarch (Η Αυτού Θειοτάτη Παναγιότης, ο Αρχιεπίσκοπος Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, Νέας Ρώμης και Οικουμενικός Πατριάρχης, "His Most Divine All-Holiness the Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome, and Ecumenical Patriarch") is the Archbishop of Constantinople–New Rome and ranks as primus inter pares (first among equals) among the heads of the several autocephalous churches that make up the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Edison Rosanda Armbrister (born July 4, 1948 in Nassau, Bahamas) is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball who had a five-year career from 1973 through 1977 with the Cincinnati Reds.
Edward Talmage "Ed" Hinton (born July 21, 1948) is a former motorsports columnist for ESPN.com.
Edmund Patrick Jordan (born 30 March 1948), also known as EJ, is an Irish former motorsport team boss, businessman and television personality.
Edmond Montague "Eddy" Grant (born 5 March 1948) is a Guyanese-British musician.
Edgar Livingston Kennedy (April 26, 1890 – November 9, 1948) was an American comedic film character actor, known as "Slow Burn".
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt (August 6, 1861 – September 30, 1948) was the second wife of President Theodore Roosevelt and served as the First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1901 to 1909.
Edna May Pettie (September 2, 1878 – January 1, 1948), known on stage as Edna May, was an American actress and singer.
Edvard Beneš, sometimes anglicised to Edward Benesh (28 May 1884 – 3 September 1948), was a Czech politician and statesman who was President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 to 1938 and again from 1945 to 1948.
Monsignor Edward Joseph Flanagan (13 July 1886 – 15 May 1948) was an Irish-born priest of the Catholic Church in the United States.
Edward Rutherfurd is a pen name for Francis Edward Wintle (born 1948 in Salisbury, England).
Edward Stanley Kellogg (August 20, 1870 – January 8, 1948) was a United States Navy Captain who served as the 16th Governor of American Samoa.
Edwin Maxwell (9 February 1886 – 13 August 1948) was an Irish character actor in Hollywood movies of the 1930s and 1940s, frequently cast as shady businessmen and shysters, though often ones with a dignified bearing.
Edythe Chapman (October 8, 1863 – October 15, 1948) was an American stage and silent film actress.
Egon Erwin Kisch (29 April 1885, Prague – 31 March 1948, Prague) was an Austrian and Czechoslovak writer and journalist, who wrote in German.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Eigil Sørensen (born 24 June 1948) is a former Danish cyclist.
is a Japanese female enka singer and actress.
Elaine Paige (born Elaine Jill Bickerstaff, 5 March 1948) is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre.
Elissa Landi (born Elisabeth Marie Christine Kühnelt, December 6, 1904 – October 21, 1948) was an Italian-born Austrian actress who was popular in Hollywood films of the 1920s and 1930s.
Eliza Moore (1843 - January 21, 1948) was one of the last living African Americans proven to have been born into slavery in the United States.
Elizabeth Terrill Bentley (January 1, 1908 – December 3, 1963) was an American spy for the Soviet Union from 1938 until 1945.
Elizabeth Helen Blackburn, (born 26 November 1948) is an Australian-American Nobel laureate who is currently the President of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
Elizabeth Buchan, née Oakleigh-Walker (born 21 May 1948) is a British writer of non-fiction and fiction books since 1985.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Emil Ludwig (25 January 1881 – 17 September 1948) was a German-Swiss author, known for his biographies and study of historical "greats.".
Engin Arık (October 4, 1948 – November 30, 2007) was a renowned Turkish particle physicist.
Enrique Finochietto (March 13, 1881 – February 17, 1948) was a distinguished Argentine academic, physician and inventor.
William Eric Hollies (5 June 1912 – 16 April 1981) was an English cricketer, who is mainly remembered for taking the wicket of Donald Bradman for a duck in Bradman's final Test match innings, in which he needed only four runs for a Test average of 100.
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (born Ermanno Wolf) (January 12, 1876 – January 21, 1948) was an Italian composer and teacher.
Ernest Bevin (9 March 1881 – 14 April 1951) was a British statesman, trade union leader, and Labour politician.
Knut Ernst Robert Tandefelt (March 10, 1876 in Sysmä, Finland – May 3, 1948 in Sipoo, Finland) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish nobleman.
Essex County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (የኢትዮጵያ:ኦርቶዶክስ:ተዋሕዶ:ቤተ:ክርስቲያን; Yäityop'ya ortodoks täwahedo bétäkrestyan) is the largest of the Oriental Orthodox Christian Churches.
Eugênia Álvaro Moreyra (née Eugênia Brandão; March 6, 1898, Juiz de Fora - June 16, 1948, Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian journalist, actress and theater director, who became president of the professional theater union.
Francis Xavier Waldron (August 10, 1905 – January 31, 1961), best known by the pseudonym Eugene Dennis and Tim Ryan, was an American communist politician and union organizer, best remembered as the long-time leader of the Communist Party USA and as named party in Dennis v. United States, a famous McCarthy Era Supreme Court case.
Ever Hugo Almeida (born 1 July 1948) is a Paraguayan former footballer who played as a goalkeeper and was manager of Asunción side Olimpia Currently is manager of CSD Municipal (Guatemala).
Executive Order 9981 was an executive order issued on July 26, 1948, by President Harry S. Truman.
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American fiction writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age.
Frederik Willem de Klerk (born 18 March 1936) is a South African politician who served as State President of South Africa from 1989 to 1994 and as Deputy President from 1994 to 1996.
Fagin is a fictional character in Charles Dickens's novel Oliver Twist.
Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (5 November 1921 – 2 July 2013), also known as Muluk Fawzia of Iran, was an Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
For superstitious reasons, when the Romans began to intercalate to bring their calendar into line with the solar year, they chose not to place their extra month of Mercedonius after February but within it.
February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to most years that are divisible by 4, such as 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, and 2024.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and of summer in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the December solstice).
The Federation of Malaya (Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; Jawi: ڤرسكوتوان تانه ملايو) was a federation of 11 states (nine Malay states and two of the British Straits Settlements, Penang and Malacca)See: Cabinet Memorandum by the Secretary of State for the Colonies.
Dame Felicity Ann Emwhyla Lott, (born 8 May 1947) is an English soprano.
Felix Krueger (or Krüger) (10 August 1874 in Posen; - 25 February 1948 in Basel) was a German psychologist and professor at the University of Leipzig.
Ferdinand I (Фердинанд I; 26 February 1861 – 10 September 1948),Louda, 1981, ''Lines of Succession'', Table 149 born Ferdinand Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was the second monarch of the Third Bulgarian State, firstly as knyaz (ruling prince) from 1887 to 1908, and later as tsar (emperor) from 1908 until his abdication in 1918.
The Fifth Amendment (Amendment V) to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights and, among other things, protects individuals from being compelled to be witnesses against themselves in criminal cases.
Filippo Perlo (8 February 1873 - 4 November 1948) was an Italian Catholic prelate, who was the Vicar Apostolic Emeritus of Kenya (Archdiocese of Nyeri, Kenya) and Bishop Titular of Maronea.
A fingerprint in its narrow sense is an impression left by the friction ridges of a human finger.
The Finnish Security Intelligence Service (Supo) (Suojelupoliisi (Supo)), formerly the Finnish Security Police, is the security and intelligence agency of Finland in charge of national security, such as counter-intelligence and counter-terrorism, under the jurisdiction of the Interior Ministry.
The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is the title held by the hostess of the White House, usually the wife of the President of the United States, concurrent with the President's term in office.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
Flammer syndrome is a recently described clinical entity comprising a complex of clinical features caused mainly by dysregulation of the blood supply which has previously been called vascular dysregulation.
Flip Mark (born Philip Mark Goldberg in New York City on December 22, 1948) is an American former child actor, active primarily from 1959-1969.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (2 January 1895 – 17 September 1948) was a Swedish diplomat and nobleman.
Francisco Alonso López (9 May 1887 – 18 May 1948) was a Spanish composer of popular theatre music and zarzuelas.
Franciszek Smuda (born 22 June 1948) is a Polish football coach and former footballer who also holds a German passport.
Franco Vittadini (9 April 1884 in Pavia – 30 November 1948 in Pavia) was an Italian composer and conductor.
Frank Cellier (23 February 1884 – 27 September 1948) was an English actor.
Frank Leigh (18 April 1876 – 9 May 1948) was a British stage and film actor.
Francis Joseph "Frank" McKenna, (born January 19, 1948) is a Canadian businessman and former politician and diplomat.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
Franz Lehár (italic; 30 April 1870 – 24 October 1948) was an Austro-Hungarian composer.
Franz Weidenreich (7 June 1873, Edenkoben – 11 July 1948, New York City) was a Jewish German anatomist and physical anthropologist who studied evolution.
Fredrick Lawrence Grandy (born June 29, 1948) is an American actor best known for his role as "Gopher" on the sitcom The Love Boat and who later became a member of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Iowa.
Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an African-American activist and revolutionary, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the national BPP.
Fred Niblo (January 6, 1874 – November 11, 1948) was an American pioneer film actor, director and producer.
The Fresh Kills Landfill was a landfill covering in the New York City borough of Staten Island in the United States.
Fuad II (II.; born 16 January 1952 as Prince Ahmad Fuad) is a member of the Egyptian Muhammad Ali dynasty.
is the capital city of Fukui Prefecture, Japan.
Gabriel Brunet de Sairigné (9 February 1913 – 1 March 1948) was a French Army officer of the French Foreign Legion.
Gabriele "Gaby" Seyfert (born 23 November 1948) is a German former figure skater.
Galarrwuy Yunupingu, AM (born 30 June 1948) is a leader in the Australian Indigenous community, and has been involved in the fight for Land Rights throughout his career.
Garnet Edward "Ace" Bailey (June 13, 1948 – September 11, 2001) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and scout who was a member of Stanley Cup and Memorial Cup winning teams.
Garry George McDonald AO (born 30 October 1948) is an Australian actor, satirist and comedian.
Garretson Beekman "Garry" Trudeau (born July 21, 1948) is an American cartoonist, best known for the Doonesbury comic strip.
Gary Gwyn Morris (born December 7, 1948) is an American singer and stage actor who charted a string of hits on the country music charts throughout the 1980s.
Gary Thorne (born June 9, 1948) is the lead play-by-play announcer for MASN.
Gérard Xavier Marcel Depardieu (born 27 December 1948) is a French actor.
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was a legal agreement between many countries, whose overall purpose was to promote international trade by reducing or eliminating trade barriers such as tariffs or quotas.
The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948 as General Assembly Resolution 260.
Gentleman's Agreement is a 1947 drama film which was based on Laura Z. Hobson's best selling novel of the same name.
Geoffrey Buckland Orbell (7 October 1908 – 15 August 2007) was a New Zealand doctor and keen tramper/bush walker best known for the rediscovery of the takahē in 1948.
Georg Bruchmüller (11 December 1863 – 26 January 1948), nicknamed Durchbruchmüller, was a German artillery officer who greatly influenced the development of modern artillery tactics.
George Anderson (March 6, 1886 – August 26, 1948) was an American stage and film actor who appeared in 74 films and 25 Broadway productions in his 34-year career.
George Lyndon Carpenter (20 June 1872 – 9 April 1948) was the 5th General of The Salvation Army (1939-1946).
George Gamow (March 4, 1904- August 19, 1968), born Georgiy Antonovich Gamov, was a Russian-American theoretical physicist and cosmologist.
George Ryton (born 15 August 1948 in Singapore) is a British engineer best known for his involvement in Formula One auto racing.
George Tupou V (Tongan: Siaosi Tupou, full name: Siaosi Tāufaʻāhau Manumataongo Tukuʻaho Tupou; 4 May 194818 March 2012) was the King of Tonga from the death of his father Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV in 2006 until his own death six years later.
George Robert Wendt III (born October 17, 1948) is an American actor.
Louis Émile Clément Georges Bernanos (20 February 1888 – 5 July 1948) was a French author, and a soldier in World War I. A Roman Catholic with monarchist leanings, he was critical of bourgeois thought and was opposed to what he identified as defeatism.
Gerald Vincent "Jerry" Casale (born Gerald Vincent Pizzute; July 28, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, commercial and music video director, and vintner.
Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.
Gerard Peter Kuiper (born Gerrit Pieter Kuiper; December 7, 1905 – December 23, 1973) was a Dutch–American astronomer, planetary scientist, selenographer, author and professor.
Gerardo Hernán Matos Rodríguez (March 28, 1897 – April 25, 1948) Montevideo, Uruguay, also known as Becho, was a Uruguayan musician, composer and journalist.
German Expressionism consisted of a number of related creative movements in Germany before the First World War that reached a peak in Berlin during the 1920s.
Gerard Adams (Gearóid Mac Ádhaimh; born 6 October 1948) is an Irish republican politician who was the Leader of the Sinn Féin political party between 13 November 1983 and 10 February 2018, and has been a Teachta Dála (TD) for Louth since the 2011 general election.
Sir Gerrard Jude "Gerry" Robinson (born 23 October 1948, Dunfanaghy, County Donegal, Ireland) is an Irish-born British business executive and television presenter.
Sir Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah KCSI (غلام حسین هدايت الله, غلام حسين هدايت الله), was a Pakistani politician from Sindh.
Giacomo Albanese (11 July 1890 – 8 June 1948) was an Italian mathematician known for his work in algebraic geometry.
Giovanni Ceirano (Cuneo, 1865 - Turin, March 30, 1948) was an Italian industrialist and automotive pioneer.
Giovanni Cuomo (23 December 1874 – 24 March 1948) was an Italian politician, lawyer and teacher.
Blessed Giuseppe Giaccardo (13 June 1896 - 24 January 1948) was an Italian Roman Catholic priest and a professed member of the Society of Saint Paul that Blessed Giacomo Alberione established.
Blessed Giuseppina Catanea (18 February 1894 - 14 March 1948) was an Italian Roman Catholic professed member of the Discalced Carmelites and who later assumed the religious name of "Maria Giuseppina of Jesus Crucified".
Glenn Lewis Frey (November 6, 1948 – January 18, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, actor and founding member of the rock band the Eagles.
The Gold Coast was a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa from 1867 to its independence as the nation of Ghana in 1957.
King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu (born 14 July 1948 at Nongoma) is the reigning King of the Zulu nation under the Traditional Leadership clause of South Africa's republican constitution.
Goodwood Circuit is a historic venue for both two- and four-wheeled motorsport in the United Kingdom.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative of the Australian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
The Governor-General of Pakistan (گورنر جنرل پاکستان), was the representative in Pakistan of the British monarch, from the country's independence in 1947.
Grace Beverly Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, supermodel, record producer, and actress.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk, is an American rock band popular during the 1970s, when they toured extensively and played to packed arenas worldwide.
Gregory Peck "Greg" Hyder (born June 21, 1948) is a former professional basketball player.
Gregg Toland, A.S.C. (May 29, 1904 – September 28, 1948) was an American cinematographer noted for his innovative use of lighting and techniques such as deep focus, examples of which can be found in his work on Orson Welles' Citizen Kane, William Wyler's The Best Years of Our Lives, and John Ford's The Long Voyage Home.
Gregor Gysi (born 16 January 1948) is a German attorney and key politician of the political party The Left (Die Linke).
The Grey Cup (Coupe Grey) is the name of both the championship game of the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the trophy awarded to the victorious team playing Canadian football.
The grown-junction transistor was the first type of bipolar ''junction'' transistor made.
Gudo Hoegel (born 1948) is a German actor and voice actor.
Gudrun Schyman (born 9 June 1948, Täby, Uppland) is a Swedish politician.
Guillaume de Jerphanion, born at Pontevès in 1877, died in Rome on 22 October 1948, was a French Jesuit, epigrapher, geographer, photographer, linguist, archaeologist and Byzantinist.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
György Cserhalmi (born 17 February 1948 in Budapest) is a Hungarian actor.
Lewis Robert "Hack" Wilson (April 26, 1900 – November 23, 1948) was an American Major League Baseball player who played 12 seasons for the New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies.
The Hadassah convoy massacre took place on April 13, 1948, when a convoy, escorted by Haganah militia, bringing medical and military supplies and personnel to Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus was ambushed by Arab forces.
Haganah (הַהֲגָנָה, lit. The Defence) was a Jewish paramilitary organization in the British Mandate of Palestine (1921–48), which became the core of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
Haifa (חֵיפָה; حيفا) is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv– with a population of in.
Daryl Hall and John Oates, often referred to as Hall & Oates, are an American musical duo.
Hamlet is a 1948 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name, adapted and directed by and starring Sir Laurence Olivier.
Hans Köchler (born 18 October 1948) is a retired professor of philosophy at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and president of the International Progress Organization, a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations.
Harlee McBride (born November 20, 1948) is an American actress.
Harold I. Cammer (June 18, 1909 – October 21, 1995) was an American lawyer who co-founded the National Lawyers Guild.
Harry Brearley (18 February 1871 – 14 July 1948) was an English metallurgist, usually credited with the invention of "rustless steel" (later to be called "stainless steel" in the anglophone world).
Harry Dexter White (October 9, 1892 – August 16, 1948) was a Soviet informant while serving as a senior U.S. Treasury department official.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Hartmut Michel (born 18 July 1948) is a German biochemist, who received the 1988 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Hasan Saka (1885, Akçaabat – 29 July 1960) was a Turkish politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Prime Minister of Turkey.
Hassan Rouhani (حسن روحانی,, Standard Persian:; born Hassan Fereydoun (حسن فریدون) on 12 November 1948) is an Iranian politician serving as the current and seventh President of Iran since 3 August 2013.
Hebei (postal: Hopeh) is a province of China in the North China region.
was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army.
Helene Vannari (born 20 March 1948) is an Estonian stage, radio, television and film actress.
Helge Karlsen (born 29 June 1948) is a former Norwegian football player, who played for SK Brann in the Norwegian Premier League from 1967 to 1979.
The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) is a worldwide one-percenter motorcycle club whose members typically ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Hendrik Brugt Gerhard Casimir ForMemRS (July 15, 1909 – May 4, 2000) was a Dutch physicist best known for his research on the two-fluid model of superconductors (together with C. J. Gorter) in 1934 and the Casimir effect (together with D. Polder) in 1948.
Henning Georg Mankell (3February 19485October 2015) was a Swedish crime writer, children's author, and dramatist, best known for a series of mystery novels starring his most noted creation, Inspector Kurt Wallander.
Henry Cave Small (born February 29, 1948) is an American born Canadian singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist and radio personality.
Herbert Jefferis Pennock (February 10, 1894 – January 30, 1948) was an American professional baseball pitcher.
Herrenchiemsee is a complex of royal buildings on Herreninsel, the largest island in the Chiemsee lake, in southern Bavaria, Germany.
Hideki Tojo (Kyūjitai: 東條 英機; Shinjitai: 東条 英機;; December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the 27th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October 17, 1941, to July 22, 1944.
The professional American football team now known as the Arizona Cardinals previously played in Chicago, Illinois as the Chicago Cardinals from 1920 to 1959 before relocating to St. Louis, Missouri for the 1960 season.
Holger Osieck (born 31 August 1948) is a German football manager who last managed the Australian national association football team.
The Holy See (Santa Sede; Sancta Sedes), also called the See of Rome, is the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in Rome, the episcopal see of the Pope, and an independent sovereign entity.
The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC, or House Committee on Un-American Activities, or HCUA) was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives.
Howard Brush Dean III (born November 17, 1948) is an American physician, author and retired politician who served as the 79th Governor of Vermont from 1991 to 2003 and Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) from 2005 to 2009 and works as a political consultant and commentator.
Humayun Ahmed (13 November 194819 July 2012) was a Bangladeshi writer, dramatist, screenwriter, filmmaker, song writer, scholar, and lecturer.
Husain Salahuddin (Dhivehi: ހުސެއިން ސަލާހުއްދީން; April 14, 1881 – September 20, 1948), was an influential Maldivian writer, poet, essayist and scholar.
Hyderabad State was an Indian princely state located in the south-central region of India with its capital at the city of Hyderabad.
The I-SPY books are spotters' guides written for British children, and particularly successful in the 1950s and 1960s in their original form and again when relaunched by Michelin in 2009 after a seven-year gap in publishing.
Iain "Huey" Hewitson (born 4 October 1948 in Otaki), is a New Zealand-born chef, restaurateur, author, and television personality who moved to Australia in 1972.
, better known by his stage name, is a Japanese singer, lyrist, composer, voice actor and actor best known for his work on theme songs for anime and tokusatsu.
Ildebrando Zacchini (1868 - July 17, 1948, Tampa, Florida) was a Maltese-born painter, inventor, and travelling circus owner.
Ina Rosenberg Garten (born February 2, 1948) is an American author and host of the Food Network program Barefoot Contessa, and a former staff member of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Upon his or her accession to the throne, the new Dutch monarch undergoes an inauguration ceremony as required by the constitution.
The Index Librorum Prohibitorum (List of Prohibited Books) was a list of publications deemed heretical, or contrary to morality by the Sacred Congregation of the Index (a former Dicastery of the Roman Curia) and thus Catholics were forbidden to read them.
Operation Polo is the code name of the Hyderabad "police action" in September 1948, by the newly independent India against the Hyderabad State.
The Indian Armed Forces (Hindi (in IAST): Bhāratīya Saśastra Senāeṃ) are the military forces of the Republic of India.
The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.
The Indonesian National Revolution, or Indonesian War of Independence (Perang Kemerdekaan Indonesia; Indonesische Onafhankelijkheidsoorlog), was an armed conflict and diplomatic struggle between the Republic of Indonesia and the Dutch Empire and an internal social revolution during postwar and postcolonial Indonesia.
Informbiro (also the Informbiro period or the time of the Informbiro) was a period in the history of Yugoslavia which spanned from 1948 to 1955, characterised by conflict and schism with the Soviet Union.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
Inri Cristo (born Álvaro Theiss in Indaial, Santa Catarina state, Brazil, March 22, 1948) is a Brazilian educator who claims to be Jesus Christ reincarnated.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs (6 August 1855 – 11 February 1948) was an Australian lawyer, politician, and judge who served as the ninth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1931 to 1936.
Isabel Andreu de Aguilar (née Isabel Andreu y Blanco; 15 November 1887 in Fajardo – 7 April 1948) was a Puerto Rican writer, educator, philanthropist, suffragist and activist for the rights of women.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
The Israeli Declaration of Independence,Hebrew: הכרזת העצמאות, Hakhrazat HaAtzma'ut/מגילת העצמאות Megilat HaAtzma'utArabic: وثيقة إعلان قيام دولة إسرائيل, Wathiqat 'iielan qiam dawlat 'iisrayiyl formally the Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel (הכרזה על הקמת מדינת ישראל), was proclaimed on 14 May 1948 (5 Iyar 5708) by David Ben-Gurion, the Executive Head of the World Zionist OrganizationThen known as the Zionist Organization.
The Italian Communist Party (Partito Comunista Italiano, PCI) was a communist political party in Italy.
General elections were held in Italy on Sunday 18 April 1948 to elect the First Republican Parliament.
was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army and the commander of the expeditionary force sent to China in 1937.
Jack Nelson (October 15, 1882 – November 10, 1948) was an American actor and film director of the silent era.
John Coger "Jackie" Martling, Jr. (born February 14, 1948, also known as "Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling," is an American stand-up comedian, writer, radio personality, author, and actor. He is best known as the former head writer for The Howard Stern Show from 1983 to 2001. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Martling began a career in stand-up comedy in 1979, developing a blue comedy act in local venues. He self-produced his first of three comedy albums during this time, What Did You Expect? (1979). In 1982, after becoming involved with Rick Dees's radio show as a regular joke feature, Martling sent his albums to New York City radio personality Howard Stern, who invited him to be a guest on his WNBC-AM afternoon drive show in February 1983. This eventually led to him becoming head writer from 1986 to 2001. He later released comedy CD's, including Joke Man (1996), Sgt. Pecker (1996), Hot Dogs + Donuts (1998). Since his departure from The Howard Stern Show, Martling has undertaken various projects, including acting roles in television and film, and continues to perform stand-up. From 2006 to 2014, he was the host of Jackie's Joke Hunt on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. He released his first music album, Happy Endings (2008). Martling has written two books, Disgustingly Dirty Joke Book (1998) and The Joke Man: Bow to Stern (2017).
Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States.
Jacques Feyder (21 July 1885 – 24 May 1948) was a Belgian actor, screenwriter and film director who worked principally in France, but also in the USA, Britain and Germany.
Jad Azkoul is a teacher and concert classical guitarist who was once the student of Abel Carlevaro, and translated much of his work.
James LaRue Avery (November 27, 1945 – December 31, 2013) was an American actor, voice over artist and poet.
James Baskett (February 16, 1904 – July 9, 1948) was an American actor known for his portrayal of Uncle Remus, singing the song "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" in the 1946 Disney feature film Song of the South.
Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist.
James Lawrence Kemsley OAM (15 November 1948 – 3 December 2007) was an Australian cartoonist who was notable for producing the comic strip Ginger Meggs (originally created by Jimmy Bancks) between 1984 and 2007.
James Robert Rebhorn (September 1, 1948 – March 21, 2014) was an American character actor who appeared in over 100 films, television series, and plays.
James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
James the Red Engine is a fictional anthropomorphic tender locomotive from The Railway Series children's books by the Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry, and the spin-off TV series Thomas & Friends.
Jan Hammer (born 17 April 1948) is a Czech-born American musician, composer and record producer.
Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr (20 March 1894 – 3 December 1948) was a South African politician and intellectual in the years preceding apartheid.
Jan Garrigue Masaryk (14 September 1886 – 10 March 1948) was a Czech diplomat and politician who served as the Foreign Minister of Czechoslovakia from 1940 to 1948.
Field Marshal Jan Christiaan Smuts (24 May 1870 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher.
Jan van der Veen (born 6 July 1948) is a retired Dutch professional association football player who played for Sparta Rotterdam, Royal Antwerp, Go Ahead Eagles, Willem II and Helmond Sport.
Janet Kataaha Museveni (née Kainembabazi, born June 24, 1948) is a Ugandan politician who has been the First Lady of Uganda since 1986.
January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar.
In the 20th and 21st centuries the Julian calendar is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar, thus January 14 is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Day (Old New Year) by religious groups who use the Julian calendar.
Jatindramohan Bagchi (27 November 1878 in Nadia, West Bengal - 1 February 1948) was a Bengali poet and editor.
Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese) is an island of Indonesia.
Jay Thomas (born Jon Thomas Terrell; July 12, 1948 – August 24, 2017) was an American actor, comedian, and morning radio personality.
Jayaram Jayalalithaa (born Komalavalli, 24 February 1948 –5 December 2016) was an Indian film actress and politician who served six terms as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for over fourteen years between 1991 and 2016.
Jayne Ann Krentz, née Jayne Castle (born March 28, 1948 in Cobb, California, United States), is an American writer of romance novels.
József Klekl (Jožef Klekl) (October 13, 1874 – May 30, 1948) was a Slovene Roman Catholic priest from Prekmurje and politician in Hungary, writer, governor of the Slovene People's Party (Slovenska lüdska stranka), later a delegate in Belgrade.
József Cardinal Mindszenty (29 March 18926 May 1975) was the Prince Primate, Archbishop of Esztergom, cardinal, and leader of the Catholic Church in Hungary from 2 October 1945 to 18 December 1973.
Jürgen Stars (born 24 June 1948) is a former professional footballer from Germany who played goalkeeper in the Bundesliga and the North American Soccer League.
Hans-Jürgen Dohrenkamp (born 8 June 1948), better known by his stage name Jürgen von der Lippe, is a German television presenter, entertainer, actor and comedian.
Jean LeClerc (born July 7, 1948, in Montreal, Quebec) is a Québécois actor.
Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez (born 30 July 1948), known as Jean Reno, is a French actor of Spanish descent.
Jean-Marie Colombani (born 7 July 1948 in Dakar, Senegal) is a French journalist, and was the editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper Le Monde from 1994 until 2007.
Jean-Michel André Jarre (born 24 August 1948) is a French composer, performer and record producer.
Jean-Pierre Raffarin (born 3 August 1948) is a French politician who served as Prime Minister of France from 6 May 2002 to 31 May 2005.
Jeffrey Gibb Kennett AC (born 2 March 1948) is a former Australian politician who was the 43rd Premier of Victoria between 1992 and 1999 and a current media commentator.
Jeff Van Wagenen (born July 16, 1948) is an American professional golfer who played on the European Seniors Tour and PGA Tour Champions from 1998 to 2008.
Jeffrey William Webb (born July 6, 1948) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Jeffrey Linton Osborne (born March 9, 1948) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist, and lead singer of the band LTD.
Jeju Island (Hangul: 제주도, Jejudo; previously Cheju-do) is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, and the main island of Jeju Province of South Korea.
From April 1948 to May 1949, the Korean province of Jeju Island was subjected to a communist insurgency and subsequent anticommunist suppression campaign, killing between 14,000 and 30,000 people.
Jennifer O'Neill (born February 20, 1948) is a Brazilian American actress, model, author and speaker, known for her role in the 1971 film Summer of '42 and modelling for CoverGirl cosmetics starting in the 1970s.
Jenny Wood (born 24 June 1948) is a Rhodesian former swimmer.
Jeremy James Anthony Gibson-Beadle MBE (12 April 1948 – 30 January 2008) was an English television presenter, radio presenter, writer and producer.
Jeremy John Irons (born 19 September 1948) is an English actor.
Jeremy Cedric Spencer (born 4 July 1948) is a British musician, best known as one of the guitarists in the original line-up of Fleetwood Mac.
Gerald Patrick "Jerry" Mathers (born June 2, 1948) is an American actor.
Jerry Martin Sherk (born July 7, 1948) is a former American football defensive tackle who played for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons between 1970 until 1981.
Jesper Christensen (born 16 May 1948) is a Danish actor.
James Thomas Kevin Byrnes (born September 22, 1948) is an American blues musician, guitarist, and actor.
James Dennis Carroll (August 1, 1949 – September 11, 2009) was an American author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician.
James Edwin Ferguson (born December 23, 1948) is an American guitarist, composer, journalist, and educator.
Jim Heacock (born June 23, 1948) is the former defensive coordinator of the Ohio State University football team.
James Houghton (born November 7, 1948) is an American actor and writer.
James Chambers, OM (1 April 1948), known professionally as Jimmy Cliff, is a Jamaican ska and reggae musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and actor.
James Arnott Thomson (born 28 June 1948) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Joachim Mrugowsky (15 August 1905 in Rathenow, Brandenburg – 2 June 1948 in Landsberg Prison, Landsberg am Lech) was a German hygienist.
João Tamagnini de Sousa Barbosa (30 December 1883 – 15 December 1948), commonly known as João Tamagnini Barbosa, or Tamagnini Barbosa, was a Portuguese military officer and politician of the Portuguese First Republic (1910–1926).
Margaret JoBeth Williams (born December 6, 1948) is an American film, television, and stage actress.
Joseph Angelo D'Allesandro III (born December 31, 1948), better known as Joe Dallesandro, is an American actor and Warhol superstar.
Joe "Bean" Esposito (born May 5, 1948) is a Grammy-nominated American singer/songwriter whose career spans from the 1970s to the present day.
Joe Howard (born November 24, 1948) is an American actor known for his role as George Frankly on Square One TV's Mathnet.
Joseph Bert Tinker (July 27, 1880 – July 27, 1948) was an American professional baseball player and manager.
John Aloysius Costello (20 June 1891 – 5 January 1976) was an Irish Fine Gael politician who served as Taoiseach from 1948 to 1951 and 1954 to 1957, Leader of the Opposition from 1951 to 1954 and 1957 to 1959 and Attorney General of Ireland from 1926 to 1932.
John Jacob Abt (May 1, 1904 – August 10, 1991) was an American lawyer and politician.
John David Ashton (born February 22, 1948) is an American actor, known for his roles in the films Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop II, and Midnight Run.
John Blair Moore (born 1948) is an American comic book writer/artist best known for Invaders from Home, published in six issues in 1990 by Piranha Press.
John Henry Bonham (May 31, 1948 – September 25, 1980) was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer for the British rock band Led Zeppelin.
John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, film producer, musician, editor and composer.
John Walls Cushnahan (born 23 July 1948) is a former politician in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland who served as leader of the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland and then as a Member of the European Parliament for Fine Gael.
John de Lancie (born March 20, 1948) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, writer, singer, musician, and voice artist, best known for his role as Q in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–94), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–99), and Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001) and the voice of Discord in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010–present).
John F. Kennedy International Airport (often referred to as Kennedy Airport, New York-JFK or simply JFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City.
John Ford (born 1 July 1948 in Fulham, London, England is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He relocated to the United States in mid 1980s and now resides on the North Shore of Long Island, New York.
John Ford Coley (born October 13, 1948) is an American singer, classically trained pianist, guitarist, actor, and author most known for his partnership in the musical duo England Dan & John Ford Coley.
General of the Armies John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (September 13, 1860 – July 15, 1948) was a senior United States Army officer.
John Magnier (born 10 February 1948; also known as "The Boss") is an Irish business magnate.
Iain David McGeachy, OBE (11 September 1948 – 29 January 2009), known professionally as John Martyn, was a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.
John Noble (born 20 August 1948) is an Australian actor and theatre director of more than 80 plays.
John William Oates (born April 7, 1948) is an American rock, R&B and soul guitarist, singer, songwriter and record producer best known as half of the rock and soul duo, Hall & Oates (with Daryl Hall).
John Pratt (born 26 June 1948 in Hackney, London) is an English former, professional footballer.
John Robert Bolton (born November 20, 1948) is an American attorney, political commentator, Republican consultant and activist, government official and former diplomat who serves as the 27th National Security Advisor of the United States.
Jonathan Southworth Ritter (September 17, 1948 – September 11, 2003) was an American actor and comedian.
John Robert Gregg (b. 17 June 1867, Shantonagh, Monaghan, Ireland – d. 23 February 1948, New York City, New York) was an educator, publisher, humanitarian, and the inventor of the eponymous shorthand system Gregg Shorthand.
John Thomas Daniels, Jr. (July 31, 1873 – January 31, 1948) was the amateur photographer who took the photograph of the Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903.
John Westley (November 17, 1878 - December 26, 1948) was an American stage actor.
Johnny Nicholas (born 1948) is an American blues musician.
John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), known professionally as Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for punk rock band the Ramones.
Jonathan G Dollimore (born 1948) is an English social theorist in the fields of Renaissance literature (especially drama), gender studies, queer theory (queer studies), art, censorship, history of ideas, death studies, decadence, and cultural theory.
Jonathan "Nash" Hyde (born 21 May 1948) is an Australian born British actor, known to his film fans for roles such as Herbert Cadbury in Richie Rich, J. Bruce Ismay in the 1997 hit film Titanic, Culverton Smith in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, Warren Westridge in Anaconda, Sam Parrish/Van Pelt in Jumanji, and Eldritch Palmer in the FX TV series The Strain.
Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
Jordan Grand Prix was an Irish Formula One constructor that competed from 1991 to 2005.
Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala (January 23, 1903 – April 9, 1948) was a politician, a leader of a populist movement in Colombia, a former Education Minister (1940) and Labor Minister (1943–1944), mayor of Bogotá (1936) and one of the most charismatic leaders of the Liberal Party.
José María Hipólito Figueres Ferrer (25 October 1906 – 8 June 1990) served as President of Costa Rica on three occasions: 1948–1949, 1953–1958 and 1970–1974.
José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz (born 17 February 1948), known by his stage name José José, is a Mexican singer and occasional actor.
José Francisco Lavat Pacheco (September 23, 1948 – May 15, 2018), better known as José Lavat, was a Mexican voice actor.
José Vianna da Motta (sometimes spelt 'Viana da Mota') (22 April 18681 June 1948) was a distinguished Portuguese pianist, teacher, and composer.
Joseph Martin "Joschka" Fischer (born 12 April 1948) is a German politician of the Alliance '90/The Greens.
Josef Flammer (born April 21, 1948) is a Swiss ophthalmologist and long-time director of the Eye Clinic at Basel University Hospital.
Joseph Marcell (born 14 August 1948) is a British actor best known for his role as Geoffrey the butler on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from September 1990, until it ended in May 1996.
Jovan "Kule" Aćimović (born 21 June 1948) is a former Serbian football player.
Joyce Judith Wadler (born January 2, 1948) is a journalist and reporter for The New York Times, as well as a writer and humorist.
Juan Esteban Montero Rodríguez (February 12, 1879 – February 25, 1948) was a Chilean political figure.
Judith Miller (born January 2, 1948) is an American journalist and commentator.
Judith Amanda Geeson (born 10 September 1948) is an English film, stage, and television actress.
Judy Nylon is a widely influential multidisciplinary American artist who moved to London in 1970.
Julia Tsenova (also spelled Julia Tzenova, Julia Cenova, or Julia Zenova, Юлия Ценова) (&ndash), born in Sofia, Bulgaria, was an award-winning Bulgarian composer, pianist and musical pedagogue.
Juliana (Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina; 30 April 1909 – 20 March 2004) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 until her abdication in 1980.
Julius Curtius (7 February 1877 – 10 November 1948) was a German politician who served as Minister for Economic Affairs (from January 1926 to December 1929) and Foreign Minister of the Weimar Republic (from October/November 1929 to October 1931).
It is the first day of the second half of the year.
This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years.
The Aphelion, the point in the year when the Earth is farthest from the Sun, occurs around this date.
The terms 7th July, July 7th, and 7/7 (pronounced "Seven-seven") have been widely used in the Western media as a shorthand for the 7 July 2005 bombings on London's transport system.
In the Northern Hemisphere, the Summer solstice sometimes occurs on this date, while the Winter solstice occurs in the Southern Hemisphere.
This day usually marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the day of the year with the most hours of daylight in the Northern Hemisphere and the fewest hours of daylight in the Southern Hemisphere.
On this day the Summer solstice may occur in the Northern Hemisphere, and the Winter solstice may occur in the Southern Hemisphere.
In common years it is always in ISO week 26.
It is the last day of the first half of the year.
was a Japanese academic, author, historian, librarian, curator and peace advocate.
Baron was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy, member and final leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association and 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from 7 April to 17 August 1945.
Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.
Karl Brandt (8 January 1904 – 2 June 1948) was a German physician and Schutzstaffel (SS) officer in Nazi Germany.
Karl Franz Gebhardt (23 November 1897 – 2 June 1948) was a German medical doctor and a war criminal during World War II.
Karl Valentin (born Valentin Ludwig Fey, 4 June 1882, Munich – 9 February 1948, Planegg) was a Bavarian comedian, cabaret performer, clown, author and film producer.
Lucy Kate Jackson (born October 29, 1948) is an American actress, director and producer, known for her television roles as Sabrina Duncan in the series Charlie's Angels (1976–79) and Amanda King in the series Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–87).
Katharine Holabird (born January 23, 1948) is an American writer, best known as the author of the Angelina Ballerina series and Twinkle.
Kathleen Deanna Battle (born August 13, 1948) is an American operatic soprano known for her distinctive vocal range and tone.
Kathleen Agnes Cavendish, Marchioness of Hartington (née Kennedy; February 20, 1920 – May 13, 1948), also known as "Kick" Kennedy, was an American socialite.
Kathleen Doyle Bates (born June 28, 1948) is an American actress and director.
Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.
Kazuyuki Sogabe (曽我部 和恭 (formerly 曽我部 和行) Sogabe Kazuyuki, April 16, 1948 – September 17, 2006) was a Japanese voice actor, actor and musician from Chiba Prefecture.
was a Japanese diplomat and politician who served as the 32nd Prime Minister of Japan from 9 March 1936 to 2 February 1937.
was a Japanese admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War I.
Keijo Erik Rosberg (born 6 December 1948), known as "Keke", is a Finnish former racing driver and winner of the Formula One World Championship.
Kenneth Murray Brown (born December 19, 1948) is a former professional ice hockey goaltender.
Ken Foree (born February 29, 1948) is an American actor, best known as the protagonist Peter from the horror film Dawn of the Dead and as Roger Rockmore on the Nickelodeon television sitcom Kenan & Kel.
Ken James (born 16 November 1948 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian actor known for regular roles in several popular television series.
was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II.
Kenneth S. George II, known as Kenn George (born June 25, 1948), is a self-employed businessman in Dallas, Texas, who served from 1999-2003 as a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 108, which covers the heart of Dallas County.
Kenneth Richard Allen (born 12 January 1948) is an English retired professional football goalkeeper.
Kenneth Clark Loggins (born January 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
The Kentucky Air National Guard (KY ANG) is the air force militia of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, United States of America.
Kim Christian Beazley, AC (born 14 December 1948), is the Governor of Western Australia and former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Opposition.
Kim Il-sung (or Kim Il Sung) (born Kim Sŏng-ju; 15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the first leader of North Korea, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.
Kim Sung-il is a former Chief of Staff of the Republic of Korea Air Force.
William King Baggot (November 7, 1879 – July 11, 1948) was an American actor, film director and screenwriter.
The Kinsey Reports are two books on human sexual behavior, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953), written by Alfred Kinsey, Paul Gebhard, Wardell Pomeroy and others and published by Saunders.
Kiss Me, Kate is a musical written by Samuel and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
Kitten Natividad (born Francesca Isabel Natividad in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua State, Mexico; 13 February 1948) is a Mexican American film actress, exotic dancer and porn star, noted for her 44-inch chest and appearances in cult films by her ex-partner, director Russ Meyer.
Kjell Gunnar Isaksson (born 28 February 1948) is a retired pole vaulter from Sweden, who broke the world record several times in 1972.
Klaus Meine (born 25 May 1948) is a German vocalist, best known as the lead singer of the hard rock band Scorpions.
Kolárovo (before 1948: Guta; Gúta or earlier Gutta) is a town in the south of Slovakia near the town of Komárno.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
Kurt Hermann Eduard Karl Julius Schwitters (20 June 1887 – 8 January 1948) was a German artist who was born in Hanover, Germany.
La Violencia (The Violence) was a ten-year civil war in Colombia from 1948 to 1958, between the Colombian Conservative Party and the Colombian Liberal Party, fought mainly in the countryside.
Lake Te Anau is in the southwestern corner of the South Island of New Zealand.
Land Rover is a car brand that specialises in four-wheel-drive vehicles, owned by British multinational car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover, which has been owned by India's Tata Motors since 2008.
Larry Edward Coker (born June 23, 1948) is an American football coach and former player.
Larry Wayne Gatlin (born May 2, 1948) is an American country and Southern gospel singer and songwriter.
Larry Harvey (January 11, 1948 – April 28, 2018) was an American artist, philanthropist and activist.
Lars Edvin "Lasse" Lagerbäck (born 16 July 1948 in Katrineholm) is a Swedish football manager and former player.
Laurence Duggan (1905–1948), also known as Larry Duggan, was a 20th-century American economist who headed the South American desk at the United States Department of State during World War II, best known for falling to his death from the window of his office in New York, shortly before Christmas 1948 and ten days after questioning by the FBI about whether he had had contacts with Soviet intelligence.
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century.
Laurence Michael Yep (born June 14, 1948) is a prolific Chinese-American writer, best known for children's books.
László Lovász (born March 9, 1948) is a Hungarian mathematician, best known for his work in combinatorics, for which he was awarded the Wolf Prize and the Knuth Prize in 1999, and the Kyoto Prize in 2010.
Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, commonly referred to as Le Touquet, is a commune near Etaples,in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.
Lea Laven (née Luukinen; after that Marjanen, Forssell and Tulonen; born 19 June 1948, Haukipudas) is a Finnish pop singer.
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.
Lee Pressman (July 1, 1906 – November 20, 1969) was a labor attorney and earlier a US government functionary, publicly exposed in 1948 as a spy for Soviet intelligence during the mid-1930s (as a member of the Ware Group), following his recent departure from Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) as a result of its purge of Communist Party members and fellow travelers.
The Legislative Yuan is the unicameral legislature of the Republic of China now based in Taiwan.
Lehi (לח"י – לוחמי חרות ישראל Lohamei Herut Israel – Lehi, "Fighters for the Freedom of Israel – Lehi"), often known pejoratively as the Stern Gang,"This group was known to its friends as LEHI and to its enemies as the Stern Gang." Blumberg, Arnold.
Leonce Cormier (born June 29, 1948) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler.
Leo David Mazzone (born October 16, 1948) is a former pitcher in minor league baseball and pitching coach in Major League Baseball.
Leo Sayer (born Gerard Hugh Sayer, 21 May 1948) is a British born singer-songwriter musician and entertainer whose singing career has spanned four decades.
Leron Lee (born March 4, 1948 in Bakersfield, California) is a former left fielder in Major League Baseball who played 8 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians and San Diego Padres.
Leslie Halasz Sabo Jr. (Hungarian: ifj. Halász Szabó László) (22 February 1948 – 10 May 1970) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Leslie Conway "Lester" Bangs (December 14, 1948 – April 30, 1982) was an American music journalist, critic, author, and musician.
Lev Matveevich Zeleny (Лев Матвеевич Зелёный, born August 23, 1948) is Soviet and Russian physicist.
Levy Patrick Mwanawasa (3 September 1948 – 19 August 2008) was the third Republican President of Zambia.
Lewis Niles Black (born August 30, 1948) is an American stand-up comedian, author, playwright, social critic and actor.
Lilian Velez (March 3, 1924 - June 26, 1948) was a Filipino film actress and singer.
Lillian Barbara Board (13 December 1948 – 26 December 1970) was a British athlete.
Lindsay Ann Crouse (born May 12, 1948) is an American actress.
Alice Lynne "Lindy" Chamberlain-Creighton (née Murchison; born 4 March 1948) is a New Zealand-born woman who was wrongfully convicted in one of Australia's most publicised murder trials.
Lionel Edmund Rose MBE (21 June 1948 – 8 May 2011) was an Australian bantamweight boxer, the first Indigenous Australian to win a world title.
The monarchs of Bulgaria ruled the country during three periods of its history as an independent country: from the establishment of the First Bulgarian Empire in 681 to the Byzantine conquest of Bulgaria in 1018; from the Uprising of Asen and Peter that established the Second Bulgarian Empire in 1185 to the annexation of the rump Bulgarian principality into the Ottoman Empire in 1422; and from the re-establishment of an independent Bulgaria in 1878 to the abolition of monarchy in a manipulated referendum held on 15 September 1946.
This is a list of governors, etc.
This is a list of heads of state of Mali since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.
The President of Czechoslovakia was the head of state of Czechoslovakia, from the creation of the First Czechoslovak Republic in 1918 until the dissolution of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic in 1992.
The Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia was the head of government of Czechoslovakia, from the creation of the First Czechoslovak Republic in 1918 until the dissolution of the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic in 1992.
Sir Alexander Lockwood Smith (born 13 November 1948) is a New Zealand politician and diplomat who was High Commissioner of New Zealand to the United Kingdom from 2013 to 2017, and Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2008 to 2013.
Alojz "Lojze" Peterle (born 5 July 1948) is a Slovenian politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Slovenia.
Louis Raphaël I Sako (ܠܘܝܣ ܪܘܦܐܝܠ ܩܕܡܝܐ ܣܟܘ; Ludovicus Raphael I Sako; born 4 July 1948) was chosen as Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Babylon and the Head of the Chaldean Catholic Church at his election on 1 February 2013.
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The LP (from "long playing" or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification.
Lucy Page Mercer Rutherfurd (April 26, 1891 – July 31, 1948) was an American woman best known for her affair with future US President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Ludwig Derangadage Scotty (born 20 June 1948) is a Nauruan politician who twice served as President of Nauru and has been Speaker of Parliament since 2013.
Ludwigshafen am Rhein is a city in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on the Rhine opposite Mannheim.
Luigi Einaudi, (24 March 1874 – 30 October 1961) was an Italian politician and economist.
Luis Estrada (born 7 July 1948) is a Mexican football league forward and an Olympian.
Luis Orrego Luco (May 18, 1866, Santiago - December 3, 1948) was a Chilean politician, lawyer, novelist and diplomat.
Luiz Felipe Scolari, ComIH (born 9 November 1948), also known as Felipão in Brazil and as Phil Scolari or Big Phil in the English-speaking world, is a Brazilian football manager and former professional footballer.
Lulu Kennedy-Cairns OBE (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie; 3 November 1948) is a Scottish singer-songwriter.
Luther Kent (born June 23, 1948) is an American blues singer based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Lympne, formerly also Lymne, is a village on the former shallow-gradient sea cliffs above the expansive agricultural plain of Romney Marsh in Kent.
Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Fromme (born October 22, 1948) is an American would-be assassin best known for attempting to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford in 1975.
Cherlynne Theresa "Lynne" Thigpen (December 22, 1948 – March 12, 2003) was an American actress, best known for her role as "The Chief" of ACME in the various Carmen Sandiego television series and computer games from 1991 to 1997.
Michael Connor Gainey (born January 18, 1948) is an American actor whose distinctive mustache, 6'2" height, and threatening look have landed him supporting roles as Southern or Southwestern thugs and criminals.
Madeleine Meilleur (born November 22, 1948) is a Canadian nurse, lawyer and former politician in Ontario, Canada.
Mads Vinding (born 7 December 1948, Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish jazz double-bassist.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule.
Mahmoud Fahmy Elnokrashy Pasha (April 26, 1888 - December 28, 1948) (محمود فهمى النقراشى باشا) was an Egyptian political figure.
Malacca (Melaka; மலாக்கா) dubbed "The Historic State", is a state in Malaysia located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Strait of Malacca.
The Malayan Emergency (Darurat Malaya) was a guerrilla war fought in pre- and post-independence Federation of Malaya, from 1948 until 1960.
The Malayan Union was a union of the Malay states and the Straits Settlements of Penang and Malacca.
Major Sir Malcolm Campbell (11 March 1885 – 31 December 1948) was a British racing motorist and motoring journalist.
The Manchester Baby, also known as the Small-Scale Experimental Machine (SSEM), was the world's first stored-program computer.
Mandatory Palestine (فلسطين; פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א"י), where "EY" indicates "Eretz Yisrael", Land of Israel) was a geopolitical entity under British administration, carved out of Ottoman Syria after World War I. British civil administration in Palestine operated from 1920 until 1948.
On 7 January 1948, 25-year-old Captain Thomas F. Mantell, a Kentucky Air National Guard pilot, died in the crash of his F-51 Mustang fighter, after being sent in pursuit of an unidentified flying object (UFO).
Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar (8 December 1882 – 24 April 1948) was a Mexican composer active in the 20th century.
Manuel Acuña Roxas (born Manuel Róxas Acuña; January 1, 1892 – April 15, 1948) was the fifth President of the Philippines who served from 1946 until his death in 1948.
Marc Singer (born January 29, 1948) is a Canadian-born American actor best known for his roles in the Beastmaster film series, as Mike Donovan in the original 1980s TV series V, and his role in Dallas as Matt Cantrell.
Marcello Lippi, Commendatore OMRI (born 12 April 1948) is an Italian former professional football player and current manager of the China national team.
Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa, ComSE, GCIH (born 12 December 1948) is a Portuguese politician serving as the 20th and current President of Portugal since 9 March 2016.
In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.
Typically the March equinox falls on this date, marking the vernal point in the Northern Hemisphere and the autumnal point in the Southern Hemisphere.
March 24th is the 365th and last day of the year in many European implementations of the Julian calendar.
Marcia Ann Strassman (April 28, 1948 – October 24, 2014) was an American actress and singer, best known for her roles as Nurse Margie Cutler on M*A*S*H, as Julie Kotter on Welcome Back, Kotter, and as Diane Szalinski in the film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989).
Margaret Madeline Chase Smith (December 14, 1897 – May 29, 1995) was a United States politician.
Margaret Joan Trudeau (née Sinclair, formerly Kemper; born September 10, 1948) is a Canadian author, actress, photographer, former television talk show hostess, and social advocate for people with bipolar disorder, which she is diagnosed with.
Margaret Ruth Kidder (October 17, 1948 – May 13, 2018), professionally known as Margot Kidder, was a Canadian-American actress and activist.
Marguerite Moreno (15 September 1871, Paris - 14 July 1948, Touzac, Lot) was a French stage and film actress, born Lucie Marie Marguerite Monceau.
María de Maeztu Whitney (18 July 1882, Vitoria - 7 January 1948, Mar del Plata, Argentina) was a Spanish educator, feminist, founder of the Residencia de Señoritas and the Lyceum Club in Madrid.
Maria Koppenhöfer (11 December 1901 – 29 November 1948) was a German film actress.
Maria Mandl (also spelled Mandel; 10 January 1912 – 24 January 1948) was an Austrian SS-Helferin infamous for her key role in the Holocaust as a top-ranking official at the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp where she is believed to have been directly complicit in the deaths of over 500,000 female prisoners.
Olga Moraes Sarmento da Silveira (nèe, Maria Olga de Moraes Sarmento da Silveira; known also as, Olga Morais Sarmento; 26 May 1881 - 17 October 1948) was a Portuguese writer and feminist.
Mariette Elizabeth Rheiner Garner, known as Ettie R. Garner (July 17, 1869 – August 17, 1948) was the wife of John Nance Garner, the 32nd Vice President of the United States, who served from 1933 until 1941.
Mario Ernesto Villanueva Madrid, aka "El Chueco", Chueco is a Spanish adjective meaning "crooked"; it was originally a reference to Villanueva's facial features which are affected by some sort of facial paralysis.
Marius Müller-Westernhagen (born 6 December 1948 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German actor and musician.
Mark Fredrick Farner (born September 29, 1948) is an American singer, guitarist and songwriter, best known as the lead singer and lead guitarist for Grand Funk Railroad, and later as a contemporary Christian musician.
Captain Mark Anthony Peter Phillips (born 22 September 1948) is an English Olympic gold-medal-winning horseman for Great Britain and the first husband of Anne, Princess Royal, with whom he has two children.
Maroun Elias Nimeh Lahham (born 20 July 1948, Irbed, Jordan), is the first Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tunis from 2010, after having been bishop for more than four years.
The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave over $13 billion (nearly $ billion in US dollars) in economic assistance to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.
Mary Dimmick Harrison (April 30, 1858 – January 5, 1948) was the second wife of the 23rd United States president Benjamin Harrison.
Mary Nolan (December 18, 1902 – October 31, 1948) was an American stage and film actress, singer and dancer.
Mary Ryan (November 11, 1885 – October 2, 1948) was an American stage and screen actress.
Mary Weiss (born December 28, 1948) is an American pop music vocalist, best known as the lead singer of The Shangri-Las in the 1960s.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Mate Parlov (16 November 1948 – 29 July 2008) was a Yugoslav and Croatian boxer, Olympic gold medalist who was European and World Champion as amateur and as professional.
Matthew Charlton (15 March 1866 – 8 December 1948) was an Australian politician who served as leader of the Labor Party from 1922 to 1928.
Maurizio Gucci (September 26, 1948 – March 27, 1995), son of Rodolfo Gucci and grandson of Guccio Gucci, was an Italian businessman, and the former head of the famous Gucci fashion house.
Maximilian Lenz (4 October 1860, Vienna – 19 May 1948, Vienna) was an Austrian painter, graphic artist and sculptor.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the March equinox).
Alice "May" Moss, CBE (27 April 1869 – 18 July 1948) was an Australian welfare worker and women's rights activist.
Dame Mary Louise Webster, (19 June 1865 – 29 May 1948), known professionally as May Whitty and later, for her charity work, Dame May Whitty, was an English stage and film actress.
The Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco is the head of the executive branch of the San Francisco city and county government.
McCollum v. Board of Education,, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case related to the power of a state to use its tax-supported public school system to aid religious instruction.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
Meet the Press is a weekly American television news/interview program broadcast on NBC.
Meg Bennett is an American television soap opera writer and occasional actress.
Mehmet Suphi Kula (1881; Monastir (Bitola) – October 19, 1948; Ankara) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and the general of the Turkish Army.
Mercedes J. Ruehl (born February 28, 1948) is an American theater, television, and film actor.
Michael Fitzhardinge Berkeley, Baron Berkeley of Knighton, (born 29 May 1948) is an English composer and broadcaster on music.
Michael John Berryman (born September 4, 1948) is an American actor.
Michael John Barrett (born June 27, 1948 in Agana, Guam) is the state senator for the 3rd Middlesex District of Massachusetts.
Michael J. Jackson (born 19 January 1948) is an English actor.
Michael Arnold Kamen (April 15, 1948 – November 18, 2003) was an American composer (especially of film scores), orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, songwriter, and session musician.
Michael Karoli (29 April 1948 – 17 November 2001) was a German guitarist, violinist and composer.
Michael Lembeck (born June 25, 1948) is an American actor and television and film director.
Michael McGimpsey (born 1 July 1948) is a former MLA who represented the people of South Belfast at Belfast City Council and the Northern Ireland Executive for twenty three years.
Michel Suleiman (ميشال سليمان; born 21 November 1948) served as President of Lebanon from 2008 to 2014.
Michele Dotrice (born 27 September 1948) is an English actress, best known for her portrayal of Betty Spencer, the long-suffering wife of Frank Spencer, played by Michael Crawford, in the BBC sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, which ran from 1973 to 1978, and returned in 2016 for a special.
Mick Coop (born 10 July 1948) is an English retired professional football right back.
Miguel Cabrera Cabrera (born 1948, Gran Canaria, Spain) is a Spanish architect and politician whose sphere of political action has been the Canary Island of Fuerteventura.
Michael "Mike" Figgis (born 28 February 1948) is an English film director, screenwriter, and composer.
Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov (p; Mihails Barišņikovs; born January 27, 1948), nicknamed "Misha" (Russian diminutive of the name "Mikhail"), is a Latvian and American dancer, choreographer, and actor.
Mikhail Antonovich Rostovtsev (22 October 1872 – 19 April 1948, Moscow) was a Russian and Soviet bass, opera and operetta singer, stage actor and film actor.
Mikhail Zakharovich Shufutinsky (Михаи́л Заха́рович Шуфути́нский, Михайло Захарович Шуфутинський) Born in Moscow on 13 April 1948 in a Jewish family, son of a Great Patriotic War veteran, is a Russian pop singer, was a citizen of the United States in period 1990-2003, now lives in Russia.
Mikhail Mikhaylovich Moskvin (Михаил Михайлович Москвин, 19 September 1877, Moscow, Imperial Russia, — 18 August 1948, Moscow, USSR) was a Russian and Soviet stage actor and theatre director, better known by his stage name Mikhail Tarkhanov (Тарханов).
Mikko Kyösti Heiniö (born 18 May 1948) is a Finnish composer and musicologist.
Milan Begović (January 19, 1876 – May 13, 1948) was a Croatian writer, born in Vrlika, in the territory of today's Croatia.
A military dictatorship (also known as a military junta) is a form of government where in a military force exerts complete or substantial control over political authority.
Miranda, also designated Uranus V, is the smallest and innermost of Uranus's five round satellites.
Mischa Maisky (Miša Maiskis, מישה מייסקי; born January 10, 1948 in Riga, Soviet Union (now Latvia)) is a Soviet-born Israeli cellist.
Miss Macao was a Catalina seaplane owned by Cathay Pacific and operated by a subsidiary.
is the current Japanese Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs in charge of administration.
was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy, and politician.
Mizengo Kayanza Peter Pinda (born 12 August 1948) is a Tanzanian CCM politician who was Prime Minister of Tanzania from 2008 to 2015.
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (Mohammad Reza Pahlavi,; 26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980), also known as Mohammad Reza Shah (Mohammad Rezā Šāh), was the last Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979.
Before humans went into space, several other animals were launched into space, including numerous other primates, so that scientists could investigate the biological effects of space travel.
José Bento Renato Monteiro Lobato (April 18, 1882 – July 4, 1948) was one of Brazil's most influential writers, mostly for his children's books set in the fictional Sítio do Picapau Amarelo (Yellow Woodpecker Farm) but he had been previously a prolific writer of fiction, a translator and an art critic.
Uranus is the seventh planet of the Solar System; it has 27 known moons, all of which are named after characters from the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope.
Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown (October 19, 1876 – February 14, 1948), nicknamed Three Finger or Miner, was an American Major League Baseball pitcher and manager during the first two decades of the 20th century (known as the "dead-ball era").
Mount Carmel is a borough in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah (محمد علی جناح ALA-LC:, born Mahomedali Jinnahbhai; 25 December 1876 – 11 September 1948) was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan.
Khan Bahadur Sir Muhammad Habibullah KCSI KCIE (22 September 1869 – 16 May 1948) was an Indian politician and administrator who served as the Dewan of Travancore from 1934 to 1936.
Sir Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari, KCIE, CSI (12 October 1894 – 28 December 1948) was an Indian civil servant and politician.
Muhammad VII al-Munsif commonly known as Moncef Bey (4 March 1881 in La Manouba – 1 September 1948 in Pau)El Mokhtar Bey, De la dynastie husseinite.
Muhammad Zaidan (10 December 1948 – 8 March 2004) also known as Abu Abbas (أبو العباس Abū ʿAbbās) or Muhammad Abbas, was (with Tal'at Ya'qoub) the founder and a leader of the Palestine Liberation Front (PLF) Organization.
Tuanku Muhriz ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir (born 14 January 1948) is the eleventh Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.
Muneo Suzuki (鈴木 宗男 Suzuki Muneo, born 31 January 1948) is a Japanese politician from Ashoro, Hokkaidō.
Muse Watson (born July 20, 1948) is an American stage and screen actor.
The Society of the Muslim Brothers (جماعة الإخوان المسلمين), better known as the Muslim Brotherhood (الإخوان المسلمون), is a transnational Sunni Islamist organization founded in Egypt by Islamic scholar and schoolteacher Hassan al-Banna in 1928.
Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.
Nadiya Volodymyrivna Tkachenko (Надія Володимирівна Ткаченко) or Nadezhda Vladimirovna Tkachenko (Надежда Владимировна Ткаченко) (born 19 September 1948) is a Ukrainian former pentathlete who won gold at the 1980 Olympics.
Admiral Nam Hae-il (남해일, born April 13, 1948), was the 25th Chief of Naval Operations of the Republic of Korea Navy, appointed in 2005.
Nanjing, formerly romanized as Nanking and Nankin, is the capital of Jiangsu province of the People's Republic of China and the second largest city in the East China region, with an administrative area of and a total population of 8,270,500.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
James Jeffrey "Jeff" Plewman (March 26, 1948 – May 10, 2014), better known by his stage name Nash the Slash, was a Canadian musician.
Judge Shaikh Nasib Al Bitar(June 13, 1890–June 26, 1948) was a Palestinian jurist, born in the city of Nablus in Palestine on June 13, 1890 as the second son of Al Sayyed Said Al Bitar Al Husseini.
Nathaniel "Tiny" Archibald (born September 2, 1948) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Nathalie Marie Andrée Baye (born 6 July 1948) is a French film, television and stage actress.
Nathan Witt (February 11, 1903 – February 16, 1982), born Nathan Wittowsky, was an American lawyer who is best known as being the Secretary of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from 1937 to 1940.
Nathuram Vinayak Godse (19 May 1910 – 15 November 1949) was a right-wing advocate of Hindu nationalism who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi on 30 January 1948.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Health Service (NHS) is the name used for each of the public health services in the United Kingdom – the National Health Service in England, NHS Scotland, NHS Wales, and Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland – as well as a term to describe them collectively.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
Nazmul Hussain (born 4 July 1948) is an Indian first-class cricketer who represented Rajasthan.
The NBC Symphony Orchestra was a radio orchestra established by David Sarnoff, the president of the Radio Corporation of America, especially for the celebrated conductor Arturo Toscanini.
The Negev (הַנֶּגֶב, Tiberian vocalization:; النقب an-Naqab) is a desert and semidesert region of southern Israel.
Neil R. Portnow is the president of The Recording Academy.
Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy; September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American singer and actress.
New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of Government of India.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
The Newfoundland Referendums of 1948 were a series of two referendums to decide the political future of the Dominion of Newfoundland.
A newsreel is a form of short documentary film, containing news stories and items of topical interest, that was prevalent between the 1910s and the late 1960s.
Nicholas Rodney Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs.
Nigel De Brulier (born Francis George Packer, 8 August 1877 – 30 January 1948) was an English film actor.
Nikolai Alexandrovich Berdyaev (Никола́й Алекса́ндрович Бердя́ев; – March 24, 1948) was a Russian political and also Christian religious philosopher who emphasized the existential spiritual significance of human freedom and the human person.
The Nizam of Hyderabad (Nizam-ul-Mulk, also known as Asaf Jah) was a monarch of the Hyderabad State, now divided into Telangana state, Hyderabad-Karnataka region of Karnataka and Marathwada region of Maharashtra.
The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (officially Sveriges riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne, or the Swedish National Bank's Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel), commonly referred to as the Nobel Prize in Economics, is an award for outstanding contributions to the field of economics, and generally regarded as the most prestigious award for that field.
The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Noel Ernest Edmonds (born 22 December 1948) is an English television presenter and executive.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox).
Nuclear physics is the field of physics that studies atomic nuclei and their constituents and interactions.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (Urdu/نصرت فتح علی خان‎; 13 October 1948 – 16 August 1997) was a Pakistani musician, primarily a singer of Qawwali, the devotional music of the Sufis.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.
Oliver Simon D'Arcy Hart (born on October 9, 1948) is a British-born American economist, currently the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
Oliver Twist is a 1948 British film and the second of David Lean's two film adaptations of Charles Dickens novels.
Olivia Newton-John, (born 26 September 1948) is an English-Australian singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, and activist.
Operation Magic Carpet is a widely known nickname for Operation On Wings of Eagles (כנפי נשרים, Kanfei Nesharim), an operation between June 1949 and September 1950 that brought 49,000 Yemenite Jews to the new state of Israel.
Operation Nachshon (מבצע נחשון, Mivtza Nahshon) was a Jewish military operation during the 1948 war.
Granville Oral Roberts (January 24, 1918 – December 15, 2009) was an American Charismatic Christian televangelist, ordained in both the Pentecostal Holiness and United Methodist churches.
The Organization of American States (Organización de los Estados Americanos, Organização dos Estados Americanos, Organisation des États américains), or the OAS or OEA, is a continental organization that was founded on 30 April 1948, for the purposes of regional solidarity and cooperation among its member states.
was a Japanese author who is considered one of the foremost fiction writers of 20th-century Japan.
The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario, founded in 1876.
Otto Praeger (February 27, 1871 - February 4, 1948) was the Washington, D.C., postmaster from 1913 to 1915 and was the Second Assistant United States Postmaster General from 1915 to 1921.
Otto Gerhard Waalkes (born 22 July 1948) is a German comedian and actor of Frisian descent.
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (also known as The Prince of Darkness) (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter and actor.
Pablo Anaya Rivera (born 26 June 1948) is a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
The Pakistan Socialist Party was a political party in Pakistan.
Palmiro Togliatti (26 March 1893 – 21 August 1964) was an Italian politician and leader of the Italian Communist Party from 1927 until his death.
Palomar Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in San Diego County, California, United States, southeast of Los Angeles, California, in the Palomar Mountain Range.
Panagiotis Xanthakos (born 22 June 1948) is a Greek former sports shooter.
Paolo Camillo Thaon, Marquess of Revel (10 June 1859 – 24 March 1948), laterly titled by Benito Mussolini with the honorary title of 1st Duke of the Sea, was an Italian admiral of the Royal Italian Navy (Regia Marina) during World War I and later a politician.
"Part of the Union" is a song by English band Strawbs featured on their 1973 album Bursting at the Seams and was the band's most successful single, peaking at number 2 in the UK Singles Chart.
The Partition of India was the division of British India in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India and Pakistan.
The highest-ranking bishops in Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, the Catholic Church (above major archbishop and primate), and the Church of the East are termed patriarchs (and in certain cases also popes).
Nicodim, born Nicolae Munteanu (December 6, 1864, Pipirig, Neamț County, Romania – February 27, 1948, Bucharest), was the head of the Romanian Orthodox Church (Patriarch of All Romania) between 1939 and 1948.
The Patriarch of Alexandria is the archbishop of Alexandria, Egypt.
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett (18 November 1897 – 13 July 1974) was a British experimental physicist known for his work on cloud chambers, cosmic rays, and paleomagnetism, winning the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1948.
Patrick Philippe Moraz (born 24 June 1948) is a Swiss musician, film composer and songwriter, best known for his tenures as keyboardist in the rock bands Yes and The Moody Blues.
Patrick Simmons (born October 19, 1948)http://www.doobiebros.com/biography/patrick-simmons/ is an American musician best known as a member of the rock band The Doobie Brothers.
Paul Dupuy, History Lecturer at the Ecole Normale, published in 1896 the first scientific biography of the mathematician Évariste Galois, titled "La vie d'Évariste Galois".
Paul Hermann Müller also known as Pauly Mueller (12 January 1899 – 13 October 1965) was a Swiss chemist who received the 1948 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine for his 1939 discovery of insecticidal qualities and use of DDT in the control of vector diseases such as malaria and yellow fever.
Paul Jabara, also known as Paul Frederick Jabara, (January 31, 1948 – September 29, 1992) was an American actor, singer, and songwriter of Lebanese ancestry, born in Brooklyn, New York City.
Paul "Dingus" Magee (born 30 January 1948) is a former active service volunteer in the Belfast Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who escaped during his 1981 trial for killing a member of the Special Air Service (SAS) in 1980.
Paul Anna Kamiel Michiels (born 15 June 1948) is a Belgian singer and songwriter who became popular for his work with the Belgian music group Soulsister.
Paul Wegener (11 December 1874 – 13 September 1948) was a German actor, writer and film director known for his pioneering role in German expressionist cinema.
Peggy Gale Fleming (born July 27, 1948) is an American former figure skater.
Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait.
Pencho Ivanov Zlatev (Пенчо Иванов Златев, 2 November 1881 – 24 July 1948), also known as Petko Ivanov Zlatev (Петко Иванов Златев), was a Bulgarian general and politician in the years before the Second World War.
Penn & Teller (Penn Jillette and Teller) are American magicians and entertainers who have performed together since the late 1970s, noted for their ongoing act which combines elements of comedy with magic.
The People's Daily or Renmin Ribao is the biggest newspaper group in China.
A perfect season is a sports season including any requisite playoff portion, in which a team remains and finishes undefeated and untied.
Perjury is the intentional act of swearing a false oath or falsifying an affirmation to tell the truth, whether spoken or in writing, concerning matters a generation material to an official proceeding.
Persis Khambatta (2 October 1948 – 18 August 1998) was an Indian model, actress and author.
Sir Peter James Blake, KBE (1 October 1948 – 5 December 2001) was a New Zealand yachtsman who won the 1989–90 Whitbread Round the World Race, held the Jules Verne Trophy from 1994 to 1997 by setting the fastest time around the world as co-skipper of ENZA New Zealand, and led his country to successive victories in the ''America'''s Cup.
Peter Jenni, (born 17 April 1948) is an experimental particle physicist working at CERN.
Peter Murdoch (16 October 1865 – 24 October 1948) was an Australian politician.
Peter Cornelis Prijdekker (born 22 June 1948) is a former swimmer from the Netherlands.
Peter David Robinson (born 29 December 1948) is a retired Irish politician who was First Minister of Northern Ireland from 2008 until his retirement in 2016, and Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) from 2008 until 2015.
Peter Rossborough (born 30 June 1948) is a former a rugby union international who represented England from 1971 to 1975.
Phalon R. Jones, Jr. (1948 – December 10, 1967) was an American soul and R&B musician.
Philip Edward Hartmann (September 24, 1948 – May 28, 1998), better known as Phil Hartman, was a Canadian-American actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter and graphic artist.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Philadelphia Eagles are a professional American football franchise based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Philippe Sarde (born 21 June 1948) is a French film composer.
Phraya Manopakorn Nititada (พระยามโนปกรณ์นิติธาดา), born Kon Hutasingha (ก้อน หุตะสิงห์) (15 July 1884 – 1 October 1948), was the first Prime Minister of Siam after the Siamese Revolution of 1932 as he was selected by the leader of the People's Party – the party that instigated the revolution.
Phylicia Rashād (née Ayers-Allen; June 19, 1948) is an American actress, singer and stage director.
Physical Review is an American peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1893 by Edward Nichols.
Don Piero Folli (18 September 1881 in Premeno – 8 March 1948 in Voldomino, Luino) was an Italian antifascist parish priest.
Wilhelmus Simon Petrus Fortuijn, known as Pim Fortuyn (19 February 1948 – 6 May 2002), was a Dutch politician, civil servant, sociologist, author and professor who formed his own party, Pim Fortuyn List (Lijst Pim Fortuyn or LPF) in 2002.
Pinchas Zukerman (פנחס צוקרמן, born 16 July 1948) is an Israeli-American violinist, violist and conductor.
Pingshan County, Hebei is a county of Hebei, China.
In military/security studies and international relations, "police action" is a euphemism for a military action undertaken without a formal declaration of war.
The Popular Democratic Front, shortened name of the Popular Democratic Front for Freedom, Peace, Labour (Fronte Democratico Popolare per la libertà, la pace, il lavoro) was a political alliance of political parties in Italy.
Powers Allen Boothe (June 1, 1948 – May 14, 2017) was an American television, video game, and film actor and voice actor.
The President of the Republic of Chile (Presidente de la República de Chile) is the head of state and the head of government of the Republic of Chile.
The President of the Republic of Finland (Suomen tasavallan presidentti, Republiken Finlands president) is the head of state of Finland.
The President of Iran (Persian: رییسجمهور ایران Rayis Jomhur-e Irān) is the head of state of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The President of the State of Israel (נְשִׂיא מְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל, Nesi Medinat Yisra'el, or נְשִׂיא הַמְדִינָה, Nesi HaMedina, literally President of the State) is the head of state of Israel.
The President of the Italian Republic (Presidente della Repubblica Italiana) is the head of state of Italy and in that role represents national unity and guarantees that Italian politics comply with the Constitution.
The President of the Republic of Liberia is the head of state and government of Liberia.
The President of Mexico (Presidente de México), officially known as the President of the United Mexican States (Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos), is the head of state and government of Mexico.
The President of Nauru is elected by Parliament from among its members, and is both the head of state and the head of government of Nauru.
The President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (नेपालको राष्ट्रपति, Nēpālakō rāṣṭrapati) is the head of state of Nepal and commander in chief of the Nepalese Armed Forces.
The President of the Portuguese Republic (Presidente da República Portuguesa) is the executive head of state of Portugal.
The President of the Philippines (Pangulo ng Pilipinas, informally referred to as Presidente ng Pilipinas; or in Presidente de Filipinas) is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines.
The President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (Presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay) is the head of state and head of government of Uruguay.
Presbyter is, in the Bible, a synonym for bishop (episkopos), referring to a leader in local Church congregations.
The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda is the head of government of that country.
The Prime Minister of Bulgaria (Министър-председател, Ministar-predsedatel) is the head of government of Bulgaria.
The Prime Minister of Canada (Premier ministre du Canada) is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus Canada's head of government, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or Governor General of Canada on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution.
The Prime Minister of Egypt is the head of the Egyptian government.
The Prime Minister of Hungary (miniszterelnök) is the head of government in Hungary.
The Prime Minister of Iceland (Forsætisráðherra Íslands) is Iceland's head of government.
The is the head of government of Japan.
Prime Minister (Portuguese: Primeiro-Ministro) is the current title of the head of government of Portugal.
The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.
Prince Adalbert of Prussia (Adalbert Ferdinand Berengar Viktor; 14 July 1884, in Potsdam, Germany – 22 September 1948, in La Tour de Peilz, Switzerland) was the third son of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany by his first wife, Princess Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein.
Prince Aimone, 4th Duke of Aosta (Aimone Roberto Margherita Maria Giuseppe Torino; 9 March 1900 – 29 January 1948) was a prince of Italy's reigning House of Savoy and an officer of the Royal Italian Navy.
Prince Albrecht of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (15 March 1863, Kiel, Duchy of Holstein – 23 April 1948, Glücksburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany) was the fifth and youngest child of Friedrich, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and his wife Princess Adelheid of Schaumburg-Lippe and was a nephew of Christian IX of Denmark.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.
A princely state, also called native state (legally, under the British) or Indian state (for those states on the subcontinent), was a vassal state under a local or regional ruler in a subsidiary alliance with the British Raj.
Prosper Montagné (14 November 1865 – 22 April 1948) was a French chef and author of many books and articles on food, cooking, and gastronomy, notably the Larousse Gastronomique.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
The Pyrenees (Pirineos, Pyrénées, Pirineus, Pirineus, Pirenèus, Pirinioak) is a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between Spain and France.
The R-1 rocket (NATO reporting name SS-1 Scunner, Soviet code name SA11, GRAU index 8A11) was a short-range ballistic missile manufactured in the Soviet Union based on the German V-2 rocket.
Robert T. Crowley (born March 2, 1948) is a pioneer in the development and practice of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), an early component of electronic commerce.
Rabwah (Urdu, Punjabi), official name Chenab Nagar (چناب نگر), is a city in District Chiniot in the province of Punjab, Pakistan.
Racial segregation is the separation of people into racial or other ethnic groups in daily life.
Raffaele Rossi (28 October 1876 – 17 September 1948) - born Carlo - was an Italian Roman Catholic cardinal and professed member from the Discalced Carmelites.
Raffaello Martinelli (born 21 June 1948) is an Italian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Raffi Cavoukian, (Րաֆֆի, born July 8, 1948), better known by the mononym Raffi, is a Canadian singer-lyricist and author of Armenian descent born in Egypt, best known for his children's music.
Ralph Asher Alpher (February 3, 1921 – August 12, 2007) was an American cosmologist, who carried out pioneering work in the early 1950s on the Big Bang model, including big bang nucleosynthesis and predictions of the cosmic microwave background radiation.
Ram Baran Yadav (रामवरण यादव; born 4 February 1948) is a Nepalese politician and physician who served as the First President of Nepal following the declaration of a republic in 2008.
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.
RAND Corporation ("Research ANd Development") is an American nonprofit global policy think tank created in 1948 by Douglas Aircraft Company to offer research and analysis to the United States Armed Forces.
Raymond Kurzweil (born February 12, 1948) is an American author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist.
Raymond Leo Burke (born June 30, 1948) is an American cardinal prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and a leader of its conservative wing.
Rómulo Ángel del Monte Carmelo Gallegos Freire (2 August 1884 – 5 April 1969) was a Venezuelan novelist and politician.
Renato Balestrero (27 July 1898 – 18 February 1948) was an Italian racecar driver from Genoa, winning 54 out of 217 races between 1922 and 1947.
Renato Antonio Coronado Corona (October 15, 1948 – April 29, 2016) was the 23rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
René Alexandre Arnoux (born 4 July 1948) is a French former racing driver who competed in 12 Formula One seasons (1978 to 1989).
The Republic of China was a sovereign state in East Asia, that occupied the territories of modern China, and for part of its history Mongolia and Taiwan.
The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF; 대한민국 공군; Hanja: 大韓民國 空軍; Romanization: Daehanminguk Gong-gun), also known as the ROK Air Force, is the aerial warfare service branch of South Korea, operating under the South Korean Ministry of National Defense.
Reynante "Rey" Magat Langit (born September 20, 1948) is a Filipino journalist.
Rhea Jo Perlman (born March 31, 1948) is an American actress, best known for her role as head-waitress Carla Tortelli on the sitcom Cheers from 1982 to 1993.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard Allen Hand (born July 10, 1948) is an American retired professional baseball player.
Richard Chace Tolman (March 4, 1881 – September 5, 1948) was an American mathematical physicist and physical chemist who was an authority on statistical mechanics.
Richard Franklin (15 July 1948 – 11 July 2007) was an Australian film director.
Richard Masur (born November 20, 1948) is an American actor who has appeared in more than 80 movies.
Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was an American politician who served as the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 until 1974, when he resigned from office, the only U.S. president to do so.
Richard Pacheco (born Howard Marc Gordon; May 5, 1948) is an American former pornographic film and video actor, writer and director who retired from the X-rated business in the mid-1980s.
Richard Lee Roberts (born November 12, 1948) is chairman and chief executive officer of the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and previously served as president of Oral Roberts University (ORU) for 15 years.
Milton Teagle "Richard" Simmons (born July 12, 1948) is an American fitness instructor, actor, and comedian.
Richard Stephen Sinclair (born 6 June 1948) is an English progressive rock bassist, guitarist, and vocalist who has been a member of several bands of the Canterbury scene.
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
Rick Cua (born December 3, 1948) is an American Christian rock singer, songwriter, bassist, author and ordained minister.
Rick James (born James Ambrose Johnson Jr. February 1, 1948August 6, 2004) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
María Rita Barberá Nolla (16 July 1948 – 23 November 2016) was the Mayor of Valencia, Spain from 1991 until 2015.
Roald Als (born April 2, 1948) is a Danish cartoonist best known for his editorial cartoons in the Danish newspapers Weekendavisen and Politiken.
Robert Anacletus Underwood (born July 13, 1948) is a Guamanian politician, educator, member of the Democratic Party of Guam, former Delegate from Guam to the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2003, and the current president of the University of Guam.
Robert Winthrop Ginty (November 14, 1948 – September 21, 2009) was an American movie actor, producer, scenarist, and director of movies and TV series episodes.
Robert Lindsay Hughes (born 19 August 1948 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian former actor, voice artist, musician and journalist, whose most significant roles include ABBA: The Movie and the television sitcom Hey Dad..!. In May 2014, he was convicted of sexual offences against children and sentenced to 10 years and 9 months' imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 6 years.
Robert John "Mutt" Lange (born 11 November 1948) is a South African record producer and songwriter.
James Oliver Rigney Jr. (October 17, 1948 – September 16, 2007), better known by his pen name Robert Jordan,"Robert Jordan" was the name of the protagonist in the 1940 Hemingway novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, though this is not how the name was chosen according to a. was an American author of epic fantasy.
Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Robert Schuman (29 June 18864 September 1963) was a Luxembourg-born French statesman.
Robert Lawson Shaw (30 April 191625 January 1999) was an American conductor most famous for his work with his namesake Chorale, with the Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
Roberto Omegna (May 27, 1876–November 29, 1948) was an Italian cinematographer and film director.
Roger Williamson (2 February 1948 – 29 July 1973) was a British racing driver who died during the 1973 Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort Circuit in the Netherlands.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit (Archidioecesis Detroitensis) is an archdiocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church covering (as of 2005) the Michigan counties of Lapeer, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, and Wayne.
Ronald Edward Blair (born September 16, 1948 in San Diego, California) is an American musician notable for being the bassist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Ronald R. "Ron" Bouchard (November 23, 1948December 10, 2015) was an American NASCAR driver who was the 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year.
Ronald Louis Caldwell (December 27, 1948 – December 10, 1967) was an American Soul and R&B musician.
Ronald Wayne Van Zant (January 15, 1948 – October 20, 1977) was an American lead vocalist, primary lyricist, and a founding member of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
William Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer.
The Rose Bowl Game, officially the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual for sponsorship purposes, and more frequently known as simply the Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Year's Day) at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California.
The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade, is part of "America's New Year Celebration" held in Pasadena, California each year on New Year's Day (or on Monday, January 2 if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday).
Ross Franklin Lockridge Jr., (April 25, 1914 – March 6, 1948) was an American novelist of the mid-20th century.
Rudolf Hermann Brandt (2 June 1909 – 2 June 1948) was a German SS officer from 1933–45 and a civil servant.
Rupert D'Oyly Carte (3 November 1876 – 12 September 1948) was an English hotelier, theatre owner and impresario, best known as proprietor of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company and Savoy Hotel from 1913 to 1948.
JSC Russian Railways (JSC RZhD; ОАО «Российские железные дороги» (ОАО «РЖД») tr. OAO Rossiyskie zheleznye dorogi (OAO RZhD)) is a Russian fully state-owned vertically integrated company, both managing infrastructure and operating freight and passenger train services.
Russians (русские, russkiye) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Eastern Europe. The majority of Russians inhabit the nation state of Russia, while notable minorities exist in other former Soviet states such as Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine and the Baltic states. A large Russian diaspora also exists all over the world, with notable numbers in the United States, Germany, Israel, and Canada. Russians are the most numerous ethnic group in Europe. The Russians share many cultural traits with their fellow East Slavic counterparts, specifically Belarusians and Ukrainians. They are predominantly Orthodox Christians by religion. The Russian language is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, and also spoken as a secondary language in many former Soviet states.
Ruth Fulton Benedict (June 5, 1887September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist and folklorist.
Susan Eloise Hinton (born July 22, 1948) is an American writer best known for her young-adult novels set in Oklahoma, especially The Outsiders, which she wrote during high school.
was a Japanese tempera painter.
Naik Saif Ali Janjua Pakistan Army Azad Kashmir Regiment (Haider Dil Battalion) was a platoon commander during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947.
Sally Anne Struthers (born July 28, 1947) is an American actress, voice actress, spokeswoman and activist.
Salomon Juan Marcos Issa, (July 5, 1948; Torreón, Coahuila) is a Mexican politician.
Samuel Hui Koon-kit (born 6 September 1948), usually known as Sam Hui, is a Hong Kong musician, singer, songwriter and actor.
Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an American actor and film producer.
Samuel Southey Hinds (April 4, 1875 – October 13, 1948) was an American actor and former lawyer.
William "Sandy" Pullar Jardine (31 December 1948 – 24 April 2014) was a Scottish professional footballer, who played for Rangers, Hearts and represented Scotland.
Sao Shwe Thaik (စဝ်ရွှေသိုက်,; 16 October 1895 – 21 November 1962) was the first president of the Union of Burma and the last Saopha of Yawnghwe.
Saul Rubinek (born July 2, 1948) is a German-born Canadian character actor, director, producer and playwright, known for his work in TV, film, and stage. His first roles were in the TV films The Suicide Murders (1985) and Murder Sees the Light (1986). He had roles in notable films including Against All Odds (1984), Oliver Stone's Wall Street (1987), The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), and the Academy Award-winning Western Unforgiven (1992). Rubinek's first play, Terrible Advice premiered in September 2011. He is also known for his role as Artie Nielsen in the Syfy TV series Warehouse 13.
Sauli Väinämö Niinistö (born 24 August 1948) is a Finnish politician and the 12th President of Finland, in office since 2012.
One of the newest contemporary saints of the Eastern Orthodox church, Saint Savvas of Kalymnos (also known as Saint Savvas the New) is the patron saint of the Greek island of Kalymnos, where he lived during the last twenty years of his life as the priest and spiritual father of the nuns of the Convent of All Saints.
Baba Sawan Singh Grewal (1858–1948), also known as "The Great Master" or "Bade Maharaji", was an Indian Saint.
Sérgio Vieira de Mello (15 March 1948 – 19 August 2003) was a Brazilian United Nations diplomat who worked for the UN for more than 34 years, earning respect and praise around the world for his efforts in the humanitarian and political programs of the UN.
Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker.
The Scots Guards (SG), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army.
Sean Scanlan (18 August 1948 – 17 April 2017) was a Scottish actor.
Seán Thomas O'Kelly (Seán Tomás Ó Ceallaigh; 25 August 1882 – 23 November 1966), originally John T. O'Kelly, was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as the 2nd President of Ireland from June 1945 to June 1959.
The Second Lady of the United States (SLOTUS) is the informal title held by the wife of the Vice President of the United States, concurrent with the vice president's term of office.
was a General in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II and a War Minister.
was a Japanese poet active during the Taishō and Shōwa periods of Japan.
Between the years AD 1900 and 2099, September 11 of the Gregorian calendar is the leap day of the Coptic and Ethiopian calendars.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
It is frequently the day of the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the vernal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein (p; 11 February 1948) was a Soviet film director and film theorist, a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage.
Robert Remus (born August 27, 1948) better known by his ring name Sgt.
Michael Barratt (born 4 March 1948), known as Shakin' Stevens, is a platinum-selling Welsh rock and roll singer and songwriter who was the UK's biggest-selling singles artist of the 1980s.
Shōhaku Okumura (奥村 正博, b. 22 June 1948) is a Japanese Soto Zen priest and the founder and abbot of the Sanshin Zen Community located in Bloomington, Indiana, where he and his family currently live.
Shigeru Izumiya (泉谷 しげる Izumiya Shigeru, born May 11, 1948 in Aomori, raised in Meguro, Tokyo) is a Japanese poet, folk singer, actor, tarento.
Silas Merritt Robertson (born April 27, 1948), known as Si Robertson and often referred to as "Uncle Si", is an American television personality, preacher, hunter, outdoorsman, retired U.S. Army soldier, and a Retired duck-call maker at Duck Commander.
Sidney Ercil Smith (born July 6, 1948) is a former American football offensive lineman who played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Oilers of the National Football League.
Sinéad Moira Cusack (born 18 February 1948) is an Irish stage, television and film actress.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
Sitiveni Ligamamada Rabuka, OBE, MSD, OStJ, (born 13 September 1948) is best known as the instigator of two military coups that shook Fiji in 1987.
The Slovenes, also called as Slovenians (Slovenci), are a nation and South Slavic ethnic group native to Slovenia who share a common ancestry, culture, history and speak Slovenian as their first language.
The Alien Registration Act, popularly known as the Smith Act, 76th United States Congress, 3d session, ch.
The Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders were a series of federal prosecutions conducted from 1949 to 1958 in which leaders of the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) were accused of violating the Smith Act, a statute which imposed penalties on those who advocated violent overthrow of the government.
Snooty (July 21, 1948 – July 23, 2017) was a male Florida manatee that resided at the South Florida Museum's Parker Manatee Aquarium in Bradenton, Florida.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
Song of the South is a 1946 American live-action/animated musical film produced by Walt Disney and released by RKO Radio Pictures.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
The South Island takahē, notornis, or takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri), is a flightless bird indigenous to New Zealand and belonging to the rail family.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Soviet deportations from Lithuania were a series of 35 mass deportations carried out in Lithuania, a country that was occupied as a constituent socialist republic of the Soviet Union, in 1941 and 1945–1952.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Speculative fiction is an umbrella genre encompassing narrative fiction with supernatural and/or futuristic elements.
Squire Enos Parsons Jr. (born April 4, 1948), is a Southern Gospel singer and songwriter.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted.
State Police (In Finnish: Valtiollinen poliisi (Valpo; literally "state police" or "governmental police") was the predecessor of the Finnish Security Intelligence Service.
Staten Island is the southernmost and westernmost of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. state of New York.
Stephen Cleobury (born 31 December 1948) is an English organist and Director of Music.
Stephen Paul Martin (born 24 June 1948) is a former Australian politician, senior academic and rugby league referee.
Stephen Donald Rucker (born June 27, 1949) is an American composer better known simply as Steve Rucker.
John Stephen Stohn (born May 8, 1948) is a Canadian-based, American-born entertainment lawyer and television producer.
Steven Benjamin Goodman (July 25, 1948 – September 20, 1984) was an American folk music singer-songwriter from Chicago.
Stephen Lawrence Winwood (born 12 May 1948) is an English rock musician whose genres include progressive rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz.
Steven Chu in atomic physics and laser spectroscopy, including the first observation of parity non-conservation in atoms, excitation and precision spectroscopy of positronium, and the optical confinement and cooling of atoms.
Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico; March 26, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and former television music competition judge.
Steven Westley Mosher (born May 9, 1948) is an American social scientist, pro-life activist and author who specializes in demography and in Chinese population control.
Stephanie Lynn Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter.
Stock car racing is a form of automobile racing found mainly and most prominently in the United States and Canada, with Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain and Brazil also having forms of stock car auto racing.
A stored-program computer is a computer that stores program instructions in electronic memory.
Strawbs (or The Strawbs) are an English rock band founded in 1964.
James Strom Thurmond Sr.
Stuart Varney (born July 7, 1948) is a British-American economic consultant who works for the Fox News and the Fox Business Network.
Subhadra Kumari Chauhan (16 August 1904 – 15 February 1948) was an Indian poet famous for Hindi poems composed primarily in Veer Ras, one of the nine Ras' of Hindi poetry (translation: Flavour/Subgenre).
Sud Menucci (January 20, 1892 — July 22, 1948) was a Brazilian journalist and educator, who was a strong proponent of quality in public education in his country.
Sue Roberts (born June 22, 1948) is an American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour.
Prince Sabahaddin de Neuchâtel (born Sultanzade Mehmed Sabâhaddin; 13 February 1879 in Constantinople — 30 June 1948 in Neuchâtel, Switzerland) was an Ottoman sociologist and thinker.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Susan Blakely (born September 7, 1948) is an American actress and model.
Susan Keating Glaspell (July 1, 1876 – July 28, 1948) was an American playwright, novelist, journalist and actress. With her husband George Cram Cook she founded the Provincetown Players, the first modern American theatre company. During the Great Depression, she served in the Works Progress Administration as Midwest Bureau Director of the Federal Theater Project. Glaspell is known to have composed nine novels, fifteen plays, over fifty short stories, and one biography. Often set in her native Midwest, these semi-autobiographical tales typically explore contemporary social issues, such as gender, ethics, and dissent, while featuring deep, sympathetic characters who make principled stands. Her 1930 play Alison's House earned her the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Although she was a best-selling author in her own time, Glaspell's stories fell out of print after her death. She was noted primarily for discovering playwright Eugene O'Neill. Critical reassessment of women's contributions since the late 20th century has led to renewed interest in her career. In the early 21st century she is today recognized as a pioneering feminist writer and America's first important modern female playwright.Ben-Zvi, Linda (2005). Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times. Oxford University Press, second cover Her one-act play Trifles (1916) is frequently cited as one of the greatest works of American theatre. She remains, according to Britain's leading theatre critic Michael Billington, "American drama's best-kept secret.".
Susan Sutherland Isaacs, CBE (née Fairhurst; 24 May 1885 – 12 October 1948; also known as Ursula Wise) was a Lancashire-born educational psychologist and psychoanalyst.
Sven-Göran Eriksson (born 5 February 1948) is a Swedish football manager and former player.
Svetlana Alexandrovna Alexievich (born 31 May 1948) is a Belarusian investigative journalist and non-fiction prose writer who writes in Russian.
Sylvanus Griswold Morley (June 7, 1883September 2, 1948) was an American archaeologist, epigrapher, and Mayanist scholar who made significant contributions toward the study of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the early 20th century.
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Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett III (born January 14, 1948) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
Thomas Coraghessan Boyle, also known as T. C. Boyle and T. Coraghessan Boyle (born December 2, 1948), is an American novelist and short story writer.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
is a Japanese actor.
Tan Lee Meng (born 7 July 1948).
Tanya Falan Welk (born May 4, 1948) is an American singer who appeared on The Lawrence Welk Show from 1968 to 1977.
The Taoiseach (pl. Taoisigh) is the prime minister, chief executive and head of government of Ireland.
Tarmo Koivisto (born July 3, 1948 in Orivesi) is a Finnish comics artist and writer, cartoonist, and graphic artist.
Theodore William "Ted" Lange (born January 5, 1948) is an American actor, director, and screenwriter best known for his role as the bartender, Isaac Washington, in the TV series The Love Boat.
Theodore Anthony Nugent (born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and activist.
Lloyd Theodore Poe (born September 10, 1948) is an American politician who has represented Texas's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives since 2005.
Teller (born Raymond Joseph Teller; February 14, 1948) is an American magician, illusionist, writer, actor, painter, and film director.
Telma Louise Hopkins (born October 28, 1948) is an American singer and actress.
Teresa Graves (born Terresa Graves; January 10, 1948 – October 10, 2002) was an American actress and singer.
Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is a former American football quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL).
Sir Terence David John Pratchett (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works.
is a Japanese music executive producer and attendant.
is a Japanese actor and voice actor.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California.
, better known as, is a Japanese retired professional wrestler.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.
The Radiators, also known as The New Orleans Radiators, are a rock band from New Orleans, Louisiana, who combined the traditional musical styles of their native city with more mainstream rock and R&B influences to form a bouncy, funky variety of swamp-rock they called fish-head music.
The Rance Allen Group is a gospel music group formed in Monroe, Michigan, and based in Toledo, Ohio.
The Recording Academy (formerly the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences or NARAS) is a U.S. organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other recording professionals.
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian church and an international charitable organisation structured in a quasi-military fashion.
The Shangri-Las were an American pop girl group of the 1960s.
Johannes Theodor 'Theo' Bücker (born 10 July 1948 in Bestwig, Germany) is a German football manager and a former player, He was most recently in charge of Lebanon national football team.
Theodor Franz Jörgensmann (born 29 September 1948 in Bottrop, Germany) is a jazz and free-improvising Basset clarinet player and composer.
Theodor Caspari (13 February 1853 – 12 February 1948) was a Norwegian poet, novelist, travel writer, literary critic and teacher.
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician.
Tilbury is a town in the borough of Thurrock, Essex, England.
Mary Elizabeth "Tipper" Gore (''née'' Aitcheson; born August 19, 1948) is an American author, photographer, and social issues advocate who served as Second Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, and the wife of Al Gore, the 45th Vice President of the United States, from whom she is currently separated.
Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III (born 24 August 1948) is a Filipino politician, and the 29th and current Senate President of the Philippines.
Colbert Dale (Toby) Harrah (born October 26, 1948) is an American former professional baseball player.
Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia.
Tom Everett (born October 21, 1948) is an American actor known for his performances in political films such as Air Force One and Thirteen Days.
Thomas Alan Grieve (born March 4, 1948) is an American former professional baseball player.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (alternately Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida.
Thomas "Tom" Gerald Rideout (born June 25, 1948) is a former Canadian politician who served as the fourth Premier of Newfoundland from March 22, 1989 to May 5, 1989.
Thomas E. "Tom" Sneva (born June 1, 1948) is a retired American race car driver, the winner of the Indianapolis 500 in 1983.
Thomas Geoffrey Wilkinson, OBE (born 5 February 1948)Born January–March 1948, according to the Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916–2005.; at ancestry.com is an English actor.
Tommy Ryan (March 31, 1870 – August 3, 1948) was a famed American World Welterweight, and World Middleweight boxing champion who fought from 1887 to 1907.
Antônio Maurício Horta de Melo (born December 2, 1948) is a Brazilian jazz guitarist and vocalist.
Tony DeMeo (born July 5, 1948) is an American football coach and former player.
Tony Garnier (August 13, 1869 in Lyon – January 19, 1948 in Roquefort-la-Bédoule, France) was a noted architect and city planner.
Anthony Frank Iommi (born 19 February 1948) is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer.
Antônio de Carvalho Barbosa (born August 25, 1948), best known by the artistic name Tony Ramos, is a Brazilian actor.
Charles Anthony "Tony" Thomas (born December 7, 1948) is an American television and film producer.
was a Japanese Navy officer; his highest rank was.
The Treaty of Brussels, also referred to as the Brussels Pact, was the founding treaty of the Western Union (WU) between 1948 and 1954, at which it point it was amended as the Modified Brussels Treaty (MTB) and served as the founding treaty of the Western European Union (WEU) until its termination in 2010.
is a former professional baseball player in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball, and a politician.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Nu (နု;; 25 May 1907 – 14 February 1995), known honorifically as U Nu (ဦးနု) or Thakin Nu, was a leading Burmese statesman, politician, nationalist, and political figure of the 20th century.
Umberto Coromaldi (Rome, September 21, 1870 - Rome, October 5, 1948) is an Italian painter active mainly in his native city.
Umberto Menotti Maria Giordano (28 August 186712 November 1948) was an Italian composer, mainly of operas.
An unidentified flying object or "UFO" is an object observed in the sky that is not readily identified.
United Airlines Flight 624, a Douglas DC-6 airliner, registration NC37506, was a scheduled passenger flight that originated in San Diego, California with stops in Los Angeles and Chicago en route to LaGuardia Airport in New York City.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA or GA; Assemblée Générale AG) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI or OSI) is a U.S. federal law enforcement agency that reports directly to the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force.
The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States presidential election of 1948 was the 41st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948.
The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.
Unity Valkyrie Freeman-Mitford (8 August 1914 – 28 May 1948) was an English socialite best known as a devotee of Adolf Hitler.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a historic document that was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its third session on 10 December 1948 as Resolution 217 at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France.
The concept of universal suffrage, also known as general suffrage or common suffrage, consists of the right to vote of all adult citizens, regardless of property ownership, income, race, or ethnicity, subject only to minor exceptions.
The University of los Andes (Universidad de los Andes), also commonly self-styled as Uniandes, is a private research university located in the city centre of Bogotá, Colombia.
Oerip Soemohardjo (Perfected Spelling: Urip Sumoharjo, 22 February 1893 – 17 November 1948) was an Indonesian general and the first chief of staff of the Indonesian National Armed Forces.
Usha Kumari Prashar, Baroness Prashar, (born 29 June 1948) is a crossbench member of the House of Lords.
Aran (previously officially called Val d'Aran) is an administrative entity in Catalonia, Spain, consisting of the Aran Valley, in area, in the Pyrenees mountains, in the northwestern part of the province of Lleida.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vanport, sometimes referred to as Vanport City or Kaiserville, was a hastily constructed city of wartime public housing in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States, between the contemporary Portland city boundary and the Columbia River.
Varsity Stadium is a collegiate football stadium located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Vasily Ivanovich Kachalov (Василий Иванович Качалов, Vasilij Ivanovič Kačalov; - 30 September 1948), PAU, was one of Russia's most renowned actors.
Vennira Aadai Nirmala (born as A. B. Shanthi in Kumbakonam) is a Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, actress.
Victor Charles George Brooks (born 29 June 1948) is a former English cricketer.
Vincente Doria Catan Jr., known by his pen name Vicatan (1948 – May 13, 2004), was a Filipino comic book artist and novelist.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
Vicente García-Huidobro Fernández (January 10, 1893 – January 2, 1948) was a Chilean poet born to an aristocratic family.
Victor Andreevich Skumin (p, born 30 August 1948) is a Russian and Soviet scientist, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and psychologist.
Viktor Hermann Brack (9 November 1904 – 2 June 1948) was a German Nazi war criminal, an organiser of the Euthanasia Programme, Action T4, where the Nazi state systematically murdered over 70,000 disabled German and Austrian people.
Vincent Andrew "Vince" Schiavelli (November 11, 1948 – December 26, 2005) was an American character actor and food writer noted for his work on stage, screen and television, often described as "the man with the sad eyes." He was notable for his numerous supporting roles.
Viola Emily Allen (October 27, 1867 – May 9, 1948) was an American stage actress who played leading roles in Shakespeare and other plays, including many original plays.
Vladimir Anatolyevich Matorin (Влади́мир Анато́льевич Мато́рин; May 2, 1948) is a famous Russian opera singer.
Vladimir Ivanovich Yakunin (Владимир Иванович Якунин; born June 30, 1948 in Melenki, Vladimir Oblast) is a Russian public figure, businessman and former president of Russian Railways (June 2005 – August 2015).
Vladimir Petrovich Yevtushenkov (Evtushenkov) (Владимир Петрович Евтушенков; born 25 September 1948) is a Russian billionaire business oligarch.
Voice of America (VOA) is a U.S. government-funded international radio broadcast source that serves as the United States federal government's official institution for non-military, external broadcasting.
Waldemar Hoven (February 10, 1903 – June 2, 1948) was a Nazi and a physician at Buchenwald concentration camp.
Walter "Wally" John Foreman (5 January 19482 November 2006), OAM, was a sports administrator and commentator for ABC Radio program "Grandstand" based in Perth, Western Australia.
Wladimir "Wally" Tax (14 February 1948 – 10 April 2005) was a Dutch singer and songwriter.
Walter Ferguson Smith, OBE (born 24 February 1948) is a Scottish former football manager, player and director.
Walther von Brauchitsch (4 October 1881 – 18 October 1948) was a German field marshal and the Commander-in-Chief of the German Army during the Nazi era.
A war crime is an act that constitutes a serious violation of the laws of war that gives rise to individual criminal responsibility.
Warren William (born Warren William Krech; December 2, 1894 – September 24, 1948) was a Broadway and Hollywood actor, immensely popular during the early 1930s; he was later nicknamed the "King of Pre-Code".
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
Jay Vivian Chambers (April 1, 1901 – July 9, 1961), known as Whittaker Chambers, was an American editor who denounced his Communist spying and became respected by the American Conservative movement during the 1950s.
Wilbert Vere Awdry, OBE (15 June 1911 – 21 March 1997) was an English Anglican cleric, railway enthusiast, and children's author.
Wilhelmina (Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria; 31 August 1880 – 28 November 1962) was Queen of the Netherlands from 1890 until her abdication in 1948.
Wilhelm Resetarits (born 21 December 1948 in Stinatz, Austria), better known as Willi Resetarits and Dr.
Major General William Carey "Bill" Lee (March 12, 1895 –June 25, 1948) was a senior United States Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II, where he commanded the 101st Airborne Division, nicknamed the "Screaming Eagles".
William Daniel Phillips (born November 5, 1948) is an American physicist.
William Ford Gibson (born March 17, 1948) is an American-Canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk.
(for others named William Miller, see disambiguation page William Miller) William Henry Miller, Jr. (born May 3, 1948) is a maritime author and historian who has written numerous books dealing with the golden age of ocean liners.
William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor.
William Z. Foster (February 25, 1881 – September 1, 1961) was a radical American labor organizer and Marxist politician, whose career included serving as General Secretary of the Communist Party USA from 1945 to 1957.
Wolf Isaac Blitzer (born March 22, 1948) is an American journalist, television news anchor and author who has been a CNN reporter since 1990.
Wolfgang Seel (born June 21, 1948 in Kirkel) is a retired German football player.
Wolfram Sievers (10 July 1905 – 2 June 1948) was Reichsgeschäftsführer, or managing director, of the Ahnenerbe from 1935 to 1945.
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter, one of the most significant figures in American folk music; his songs, including social justice songs, such as "This Land Is Your Land", have inspired several generations both politically and musically.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) is a worldwide inter-church organization founded in 1948.
The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the forum through which the World Health Organization (WHO) is governed by its 194 member states.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WPVI-TV, branded as 6 ABC, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.
WTVR-TV is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Richmond, Virginia, United States.
Wubbo de Boer (born 27 May 1948, Amsterdam, died 20 April 2017) was a Dutch civil servant.
Yehuda Shoenfeld is an Israeli physician and autoimmunity researcher.
Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.
is a former Japanese pitcher regarded as one of the best Japanese strikeout pitchers of all-time.
Zacarias Cenita Jimenez (5 November 1947 – 19 April 2018) was a Filipino Roman Catholic bishop.
Zelda Fitzgerald (July 24, 1900 – March 10, 1948) was an American socialite, novelist, painter and wife of author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
As the second year of the massive Russo-Japanese War began, more than 100,000 died in the largest world battles of that era, and the war chaos lead to a revolution against the Tsar (Shostakovich's 11th Symphony is subtitled The Year 1905 to commemorate this).
This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936), officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in 1936 in Berlin, Nazi Germany.
The 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine was the first phase of the 1948 Palestine war.
The Accra Riots started on 28 February 1948 in Accra (capital of present-day Ghana, which at the time was the British colony of the Gold Coast), after a protest march by unarmed ex-servicemen was broken up by police, leaving several leaders of the group dead.
The 1948 Arab–Israeli War, or the First Arab–Israeli War, was fought between the State of Israel and a military coalition of Arab states over the control of Palestine, forming the second stage of the 1948 Palestine war.
The 1948 Ashes series was that year's edition of the long-standing cricket rivalry between England and Australia.
The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake (1948 Ашгабат ыер титремеси; 1948 Aşgabat yer titremesi; Ашхабадское землетрясение 1948 года; Ashkhabadskoye zemletryasenie 1948 goda) occurred on 6 October with a surface wave magnitude of 7.3 and a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme).
The 1948 Czechoslovak coup d'état (often simply the Czech coup) (Únor 1948, Február 1948, both meaning "February 1948") – in Marxist historiography known as "Victorious February" (Vítězný únor, Víťazný február) – was an event late that February in which the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, with Soviet backing, assumed undisputed control over the government of Czechoslovakia, marking the onset of four decades of communist rule in the country.
The 1948 Donora smog was a historic air inversion that resulted in a wall of smog that killed 20 people and sickened 7,000 in Donora, Pennsylvania, a mill town on the Monongahela River, southeast of Pittsburgh.
The occurred in Fukui Prefecture, Japan.
On 28 January 1948, a DC-3 plane carrying 32 persons, mostly Mexican farm laborers, including some from the bracero guest worker program, crashed in the Diablo Range, 20 miles west of Coalinga, California.
The 1948 Palestinian exodus, also known as the Nakba (النكبة, al-Nakbah, literally "disaster", "catastrophe", or "cataclysm"), occurred when more than 700,000 Palestinian Arabs fled or were expelled from their homes, during the 1948 Palestine war.
The 1948 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was held in London, United Kingdom.
The 1948 Winter Olympics, officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games (Les Ves Jeux olympiques d'hiver; Olympische Winterspiele 1948; V Giochi olimpici invernali; Gieus olimpics d'enviern 1948), was a winter multi-sport event celebrated in 1948 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
No film received more than three awards at the 20th Academy Awards.
The 2nd Congress of the Communist Party of India was held in Calcutta, West Bengal from February 28 to March 6, 1948.
The 57th Street Art Fair is Chicago's oldest juried art fair.
The Six Hours of Watkins Glen (currently sponsored as the Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen) is a sports car endurance race held annually at Watkins Glen International in Watkins Glen, New York.