May 1, 1948 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham, Alabama, for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes"
  • North Korea proclaims itself Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Auspicia quaedam

Deaths in History

  • Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered