On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan as King of Palestine
  • Piet Roozenburg becomes world champion checker player

Famous Birthdays

  • George Foster, American baseball player
  • Sarfraz Nawaz, cricketer (successful Pakistani pace bowler 1969-84)
  • Tom Wright, English bishop and theologian