1948 q4 Timeline
01 - Radio Denmark begins transmitting.0738502448
01 - California Supreme Court voids state statue banning interracial marriages.
03 - Columbia University reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo.
03 - NFL becomes 1st sport televised as sport of week.
14 - Large scale fighting between Israel & Egypt.
15 - China's Red army occupies Chinchov.
16 - Demonstration by Moscow Jews honoring Israeli ambassador Golda Meir.
18 - Operation 10 Plagues - Israeli offensive against Egyptian army.
21 - Beersheba liberated by Israeli army.
21 - UN reject Russian proposal to destroy atomic weapons.
22 - Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel.
24 - Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War".
27 - Israel recaptures Nizzanim in Negev.
28 - Flag of Israel is adopted.
29 - Israeli forces liberate Meron & Gush-Halev.
30 - 20 die & 6,000 made ill by smog in Donora Pennsylvania.
30 - Operation Hiram: Israelis take control of Galilee.
01 - President Harry S. Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas E. Dewey in the U.S. presidential election.confounding pollsters & newspapers.
01 - Mao's Red army conquerors Mukden, Manchuria.
03 - Chicago Tribune reports: "Dewey beats Truman".
12 - Japanese premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal.
14 - Charles PAG, prince of Wales/duke of Cornwall, is born.
15 - William Lyon Mackenzie King retires as PM of Canada.
16 - Operation Magic Carpet - 1st plane from Yemen carrying Jews to Israel.
17 - Britain's House of Commons votes to nationalize steel industry.
24 - Ireland votes for independence from UK.
25 - Ft Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed.
28 - "Hopalong Cassidy" premieres on TV.
28 - 1st Polaroid camera sold.
29 - "Kukla, Fran, & Ollie" debuted on NBC.
30 - Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin.
03 - 1st US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in.
08 - Jordan annexs Arabic Palestine.0375505008
09 - UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide.
10 - United Nations General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
15 - Former state dept official Alger Hiss indicted in NYC for perjury.
18 - Janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers.
21 - State of Eire (formerly Irish Free State) declares its independence.
28 - IDF crosses Egyptian border.
28 - US announced a study to launch an Earth satellite.
29 - Canada recognizes Israel.
31 - Malcolm Campbell, English race driver, dies at 63.
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