On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • American Library Association adopts Library Bill of Rights
  • National Security Council authorizes covert operations for 1st time
  • Phillies pitching great Robin Roberts debut, loses 2-0 to Pirates
  • UN Commission on Human Rights adopts the International Declaration of Human Rights

Famous Birthdays

  • √Čva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano