What Happened on June 21, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I
  • 33 1/3 RPM LP record introduced and 78's planned to be phased out (Dr Peter Goldmark-Columbia Records)
  • Lord Mountbatten resigns as Governor General of India (formerly the last Viceroy)
  • Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens
  • WNAC (now KNEV) TV channel 7 in Boston, MA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrzej Sapkowski, Polish writer
  • Ian McEwan, English writer
  • Lionel Rose, Australian boxer