On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1948

Historical Events

  • Haganah takes control of Safed & port of Haifa
  • Luigi Einaudi elected President of Italy

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Matt, Austrian slalom (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Nirj Deva, Sri Lankan-British politician
  • Shigeru Izumiya, Japanese folk musician
1948 Highlights

About May 11, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus