What Happened on May 4, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • The Hague Court of Justice convicts Nazi SS officer in the Netherlands Hans Rauter of Crimes against Humanity (executed 24 March 1949)

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy O'Donnell, Canadian harness racer driver of year (1984), born in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • George Tupou V, King of Tonga (2006-2012), born in Tongatapu, Tonga (d. 2012)
  • Hurley Haywood, American race car driver, and three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, born in Chicago, Illinois