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 4, 1948 – Ceylon (later renamed Sri Lanka) becomes independent within the British Commonwealth.
- 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.
- 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.
- September 4, 1948 – Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates for health reasons.
- September 17, 1948 – The Lehi (also known as the Stern gang) assassinates Count Folke Bernadotte, who was appointed by the United Nations to mediate between the Arab nations and Israel.
- September 18, 1948 – Margaret Chase Smith of Maine becomes the first woman elected to the United States Senate without completing another senator’s term, when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten.
- November 1, 1948 – Off southern Manchuria, 6,000 people die as a Chinese merchant ship explodes and sinks.
- December 28, 1948 – The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami.
Who Were Born On 1948?
- January 6, 1948 – Guy Gardner, American colonel and astronaut
- March 4, 1948 – Brian Cummings, American voice actor and singer
- March 9, 1948 – Chris Thompson, English singer and guitarist (Manfred Mann’s Earth Band and Night)
- March 25, 1948 – Farooq Sheikh, Indian actor and philanthropist (d. 2013)
- August 17, 1948 – Rod MacDonald, American singer-songwriter
- September 17, 1948 – Kemal Monteno, Bosnian singer-songwriter (d. 2015)
- September 27, 1948 – Duncan Fletcher, Rhodesian-Zimbabwean cricketer and coach
- October 14, 1948 – Marcia Barrett, Jamaican-English singer (Boney M)
- November 14, 1948 – Charles, Prince of Wales
- December 15, 1948 – Cassandra Harris, Australian actress (d. 1991)