What Happened on May 20, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st use of Israeli Air Force & 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army
  • Cleve Indians tie AL record of 18 walks (beat Red Sox 13-4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Thomas, St Catherines Ontario, comedian (SCTV, Grace Under Fire)
  • John Amiel, director (Queen of Hearts, Tune in Tomorrow)
  • John R McKernan Jr, (Rep-R-ME, 1983-86/Gov-Maine)
  • Samuel Gejdenson, (Rep-D-Connecticut, 1981- )