On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1948

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lou Thesz beats Bill Longson, to become NWA wrestling champion

Professional Wrestler Lou Thesz
Professional Wrestler
Lou Thesz

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? 73 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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