What Happened on March 18, 1948

Historical Events

  • France & Great Britain & Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels
  • Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting

Historic Event

Soviet consultants leave Yugoslavia in first sign of Tito-Stalin split


Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lloyd, Welsh footballer
  • Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
  • Jessica B. Harris, American culinary historian (High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America), born in Queens, New York
  • Lockwood Phillips, American radio host
  • Robert "Bobby" Whitlock, American singer, songwriter and musician (Derek and the Dominos), born in Memphis, Tennessee
1948 Highlights

About March 18, 1948

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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