On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen John Hunter, American guitarist, born in Decatur, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Henrik Ellberg, Swedish composer, dies at 79
  • John Blackwood McEwen, Scottish classical composer, dies at 80