What Happened on May 18, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Ballet Ballads" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 62 performances
  • Arab Legion captures fort on Mt Scopus during Arab-Israeli war.
  • Saudi Arabia joins invasion of Israel
  • The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking.

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix MH Troch, Flemish actor/director (Gekkenbriefje)
  • Joe Bonsall, country singer (Oak Ridge Boys-Elvira), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania