As the World Turned in 1948…


As the World Turned in 1948…

The year: 1948…  The time: 05:03…  The world in 1948 as I joined the human population:

  • Son born to Princess Elizabeth (14 November / one month 8 days older than me)
  • KPIX TV channel 5 in San Francisco, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Birthdays -Noel Edmonds, English TV presenter and DJ / Flip Mark, American child actor / Lynne Thigpen, American
  • In the NFL, the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Chicago Cardinals 7-0 to win the championship.
  • The last Soviet troops withdraw from North Korea
  • A Muslim Brotherhood member assassinates Egyptian Prime Minister Mahmud Fahmi Nokrashi
  • The first Kinsey Report, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male, is published in the United States.
  • Inspired by World War II fighter planes, Cadillac introduces the first automobile to sport tail fins.
  • A pack of wolves kills about 40 children in Darovskoy District, in Russia.
  • Japanese war leaders hanged (Seven, including Tojo)
  • Nobel Prize awarded for Literature to T. S. Eliot
  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi assassinated

U. S. population: 146.6 million

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