This date in 1948

How much do you know about this interesting, yet not-too-often recalled, year?
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Last updated: November 21, 2017
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January 4
This SE Asian country declares independence from the UK
January 27
The first of these are sold; it records and plays back sounds
Tape Recorder
January 30
This famous non-violent protester and leader is assassinated
Mahatma Gandhi
February 24
Communist party takes control of this country
March 10
First civilian to exceed the speed of this
April 3
President Truman signs this 'plan' to help Europe recover from WWII
Marshall Plan
April 7
Created by the U.N., this organization is to help against sickness and injury
World Health Organization
April 19
He is elected as president of Nationalist China
Chiang Kai-Shek
May 15
This war started, which was the second stage of the 1948 Palestine War
Arab-Israeli War
May 23
This famous NY Yankee hits for the cycle
Joe DiMaggio
June 24
USSR begins this blockade by stopping access by road, rail, and water to here
West Berlin
July 8
500th anniversary this Church (or Patriarchate) celebrated in Moscow
Russian Orthodox
July 29
King George VI opens the 14th of these in London
Olympic Games
September 24
This major Japanese automobile manufacturer founded
October 6
Earthquake kills 100,000 in this country
November 26
The first of this type of camera was sold in a department store
December 24
The first house completely heated by this kind of power is occupied in the U.S.
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