On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1948

Historical Events

  • Lou Thesz beats Bill Longson, to become NWA wrestling champion

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Syngman Rhee elected the 1st President of South Korea

First President of South Korea Syngman Rhee
First President of South Korea
Syngman Rhee
  • US Communist Party chairman William Forster arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard H Lehman, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
1948 Highlights

About July 20, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer