June 21, 1948 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • 1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I
  • 33 1/3 RPM LP record introduced and 78's planned to be phased out (Dr Peter Goldmark-Columbia Records)
  • Lord Mountbatten resigns as Governor General of India (formerly the last Viceroy)
  • Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens

Birthdays in History

  • Andrzej Sapkowski, Polish writer
  • Ian McEwan, English writer