April 17, 1948 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elpidio Quirino assumes the Presidency of the Philippines, taking his oath of office two days after the death of President Manuel Roxas

6th President of the Philippines Elpidio Quirino
6th President of the Philippines
Elpidio Quirino

Deaths in History

  • Johan P earl of Limburg Stirum, diplomat, dies at 75