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