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

Manuel Roxas, 5th President of the Philippines (1946-48), 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)