1948 in the United States

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1948 in the United States
Years: 1945 1946 194719481949 1950 1951

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48 stars (1912–59)

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History of the United States (1945–64)

Events from the year 1948 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April 30: OAS

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

June 24: Berlin Airlift

July[edit]

August[edit]

August 3: Alger Hiss is accused of being a Communist

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 24 – Elliott Abrams, American attorney and conservative policy analyst.
  • February 4 – Rod Grams, United States Senator from Minnesota from 1995 till 2001. (d. 2013)
  • March 11 – Kent Conrad, United States Senator from North Dakota from 1987 till 2013.
  • March 14 – Tom Coburn, United States Senator from Oklahoma since 2005.
  • March 31 – Al Gore, United States Senator from Tennessee from 1985 till 1993 and 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 till 2001.
  • May 18 – Tom Udall, United States Senator from New Mexico since 2009.
  • June 23 – Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since 1991.
  • December 6 – Don Nickles, United States Senator from Oklahoma from 1981 till 2005.
  • December 12 – David K. Karnes, United States Senator from Nebraska from 1987 till 1989.
  • December 21 – Samuel L. Jackson, actor and producer

Deaths[edit]

  • July 5 - Carole Landis, American actress (born 1919)
  • July 11 – Franz Weidenreich, German-born American anatomist (born 1873)
  • August 16 - Babe Ruth, baseball player (born 1895)

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