What Happened on May 18, 1948

Historical Events

  • "Ballet Ballads" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 62 performances
  • Arab Legion captures fort on Mt Scopus during Arab-Israeli war
  • Saudi Arabia joins invasion of Israel
  • The First Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China officially convenes in Nanking

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix MH Troch, Flemish actor and director (Gekkenbriefje)
  • Joe Bonsall, American country singer (Oak Ridge Boys - "Elvira"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1948 Highlights

About May 18, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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