What Happened on December 28, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • IDF crosses Egyptian border
  • Middel-Java as a whole in Dutch hands
  • The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.
  • US announced a study to launch an Earth satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • Jorge Velasquez, jockey (Kentucky Derby-1981, Preakness-1981)

Famous Deaths

  • Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated