On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1948

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary Josip Broz Tito
President of Yugoslavia and Revolutionary
Josip Broz Tito
Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Lloyd, Welsh footballer
  • Eknath Solkar, cricketer (India 1969-77, brilliant short-leg fielder)
  • 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? 72 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces