On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Israel & Arabs agree to a cease fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Powers Boothe, American Actor (Sin City, Deadwood), born in Snyder Texas (d. 2017)
  • Tom Sneva, US auto racer (Indianapolis 500-1983)
  • Tomáš Halík, Czech priest and public intellectual

Famous Deaths

  • Alex Gard, Russian-born caricaturist (b. 1900)
  • Sonny Boy Williamson I [John Lee], American blues musician (Down & Out Blues), dies at 34