What Happened on April 2, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dimitris Mitropanos, Greek singer, born in Trikala, Greece (d. 2012)
  • Joan D. Vinge, American sci-fi author (2 Hugos, Dune), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Margaret Burbidge, British-American astronomer and educator, born in Davenport, England
  • Marlene Floyd, LPGA golfer, born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Sabahattin Ali, Turkish poet, author and journalist (Esirler, I├žimizdeki ┼×eytan), killed at 41