What Happened on April 15, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated
  • Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh created
  • KCPX (now KTVX) TV channel 4 in Salt Lake City, UT (ABC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Kamen, American composer (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Philippine president Manuel Roxas, dies of heart attack at 56

5th President of the Philippines Manuel Roxas
5th President of the Philippines
Manuel Roxas
  • Radola Gajda, Czech military commander and politician (d. 1892)