Historical Events on May 14, 1948

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Israel declares independence from British administration
  • Israeli Radio Station Kol Yisrael's 1st broadcast
  • Jordan's Arab League captures Atarot, north of Jerusalem
  • US grants Israel de facto recognition
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
  • WBEN (now WIVB) TV channel 4 in Buffalo, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting