The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2032. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1948
- February 10, 1948 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Rat in Chinese astrology.
- February 19, 1948 – The Conference of Youth and Students of Southeast Asia Fighting for Freedom and Independence convenes in Calcutta.
- February 21, 1948 – NASCAR is incorporated.
- April 1, 1948 – Cold War: Berlin Airlift: Military forces, under direction of the Soviet-controlled government in East Germany, set up a land blockade of West Berlin.
- April 9, 1948 – Fighters from the Irgun and Lehi Zionist paramilitary groups attacked Deir Yassin near Jerusalem, killing over 100.
- May 13, 1948 – Arab–Israeli War: The Kfar Etzion massacre is committed by Arab irregulars, the day before the declaration of independence of the state of Israel on May 14.
- August 25, 1948 – The House Un-American Activities Committee holds first-ever televised congressional hearing: “Confrontation Day” between Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss.
- October 27, 1948 – Léopold Sédar Senghor founds the Senegalese Democratic Bloc.
- November 1, 1948 – Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people die as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.
- December 30, 1948 – The Cole Porter Broadway musical, Kiss Me, Kate (1,077 performances), opens at the New Century Theatre and becomes the first show to win the Best Musical Tony Award.
Who Were Born On 1948?
- January 31, 1948 – Muneo Suzuki, Japanese politician
- February 6, 1948 – Bunny Rugs, Jamaican singer (Third World and Inner Circle) (d. 2014)
- March 4, 1948 – Jean O'Leary, American nun and activist (d. 2005)
- April 27, 1948 – Frank Abagnale, American businessman
- May 14, 1948 – Timothy Stevenson, English lawyer and politician, Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire
- July 16, 1948 – Rubén Blades, Panamanian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
- August 17, 1948 – Alexander Ivashkin, Russian-English cellist and conductor (d. 2014)
- October 6, 1948 – Glenn Branca, American guitarist and composer (Theoretical Girls)
- October 8, 1948 – Pedro López, Colombian serial killer
- November 18, 1948 – Tõnis Mägi, Estonian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Ultima Thule)