What Happened on February 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nine Malay sultanates and two British Straits Settlements (Penang and Malacca) form the Federation of Malaya

Malaysia's Founding Father Tunku Abdul Rahman
Malaysia's Founding Father
Tunku Abdul Rahman
  • Palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Austin, LPGA golfer
  • Jennifer Adams, superintendent (Central Royal Parks)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rick James [James Ambrose Johnson, Jr.], American funk musician ("Super Freak"), born in Buffalo New York (d. 2004)

Musician Rick James
Musician
Rick James