What Happened on April 9, 1948

Historical Events

  • Massacre at Deir Yassin.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress and politician, born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Philip Wright, British rock drummer, and singer (Paper Lace -"The Night Chicago Died"), born in St. Ann's, Nottingham, England

Famous Deaths

  • George Carpenter, 5th General of The Salvation Army, dies at 75
  • Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Colombian politician (b. 1903)
1948 Highlights

About April 9, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 74 years and 8 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries