On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 1948

Historical Events

  • IDF crosses Egyptian border
  • Middel-Java as a whole in Dutch hands
  • The DC-3 airliner NC16002 disappears 50 miles south of Miami, Florida.
  • US announced a study to launch an Earth satellite

Famous Deaths

  • Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, Prime Minister of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated
1948 Highlights

About December 28, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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