What Happened on August 23, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine
  • World Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Ple┼ču, Romanian writer, essayist
  • Daniel Ruettiger "Rudy", University of Notre Dame football legend
  • Ernst Jansz, Dutch keyboardist/singer (Doe Maar)
  • Ron Blomberg, 1st baseman (NY Yankees)/1st designated hitter