On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Massacre at Deir Yassin.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jaya Bachchan, Indian actress and politician, born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Famous Deaths

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