On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A Buddhist monastery burns in Shanghai, China, leaving twenty monks dead.
  • World Health Organization formed by the United Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Carol Douglas, American singer
  • Dallas Taylor, American session drummer (Crosby, Stills & Nash, Clear Light), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2015)