June 1948

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The following events occurred in June 1948:


June 1, 1948 (Tuesday)

Amman City in Amman Governorate, Jordan

Amman is the capital and most populous city of Jordan, and the country's economic, political and cultural centre. Situated in north-central Jordan, Amman is the administrative centre of the Amman Governorate. The city has a population of 4,007,526 and a land area of 1,680 square kilometres. Today, Amman is considered to be among the most modernized Arab cities. It is a major tourist destination in the region, particularly among Arab and European tourists.

Israel country in the Middle East

Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. The country contains geographically diverse features within its relatively small area. Israel's economic and technological center is Tel Aviv, while its seat of government and proclaimed capital is Jerusalem, although the state's sovereignty over Jerusalem has only partial recognition.

Arab League organisation of Arab states

The Arab League, formally the League of Arab States, is a regional organization of Arab states in and around North Africa, the Horn of Africa and Arabia. It was formed in Cairo on 22 March 1945 with six members: Egypt, Iraq, Transjordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Syria. Yemen joined as a member on 5 May 1945. Currently, the League has 22 members, but Syria's participation has been suspended since November 2011, as a consequence of government repression during the Syrian Civil War.

June 2, 1948 (Wednesday)

Folke Bernadotte Swedish diplomat

Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg was a Swedish diplomat and nobleman. During World War II, he negotiated the release of about 31,000 prisoners from German concentration camps, including 450 Danish Jews from the Theresienstadt camp. They were released on 14 April 1945. In 1945, he received a German surrender offer from Heinrich Himmler, though the offer was ultimately rejected.

Battles of Negba

The Battles of Negba were a series of military engagements between the Israel Defense Forces and the Egyptian army in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. Negba, a kibbutz founded in 1939, had a strategic position overlooking the Majdal – Bayt Jibrin road, and was a target of two major assaults by the Egyptians in June and July 1948.

Negba Place in Southern

Negba is a kibbutz in southern Israel. Located in the northern Negev desert near the cities of Kiryat Malakhi and Ashkelon, it falls under the jurisdiction of Yoav Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 939.

June 3, 1948 (Thursday)

Dominion of Newfoundland UK possession in North America between 1907 and 1949

Newfoundland was a British dominion from 1907 to 1949. The dominion, situated in northeastern North America along the Atlantic coast, comprised the island of Newfoundland as well as Labrador on the continental mainland. Before attaining dominion status, Newfoundland was a British colony, self-governing from 1855.

Canada Country in North America

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

Operation Pleshet An Israeli military operation during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War

Operation Pleshet, named after the geographical region where it took place, was an Israeli military operation during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. It was carried out from May 29 to June 3, 1948, in the Isdud/Ad Halom area of the southern front, against the Egyptian Army. The aim of the operation was to capture Isdud and stop the Egyptian advance northwards. While only the June 2–3 engagements are officially named Operation Pleshet, the events immediately preceding are historiographically joined with it.

June 4, 1948 (Friday)

Prime Minister of South Africa position

The Prime Minister of South Africa was the head of government in South Africa between 1910 and 1984.

Apartheid system of racial segregation enforced through legislation in South Africa

Apartheid was a system of institutionalised racial segregation that existed in South Africa from 1948 until the early 1990s. Apartheid was characterised by an authoritarian political culture based on baasskap, which encouraged state repression of Black African, Coloured, and Asian South Africans for the benefit of the nation's minority white population. The economic legacy and social effects of apartheid continue to the present day.

Ohio State of the United States of America

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Of the fifty states, it is the 34th largest by area, the seventh most populous, and the tenth most densely populated. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus.

June 5, 1948 (Saturday)

United States Atomic Energy Commission former agency of the United States federal government

The United States Atomic Energy Commission, commonly known as the AEC, was an agency of the United States government established after World War II by U.S. Congress to foster and control the peacetime development of atomic science and technology. President Harry S. Truman signed the McMahon/Atomic Energy Act on August 1, 1946, transferring the control of atomic energy from military to civilian hands, effective on January 1, 1947. This shift gave the members of the AEC complete control of the plants, laboratories, equipment, and personnel assembled during the war to produce the atomic bomb.

Los Alamos, New Mexico Census-designated place in New Mexico, United States

Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the atomic bomb—the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. The town is located on four mesas of the Pajarito Plateau, and has a population of 12,019. It is the county seat and one of two population centers in the county known as census-designated places (CDPs); the other is White Rock.

New Mexico State of the United States of America

New Mexico is a state in the Southwestern region of the United States of America; its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, which was founded in 1610 as capital of Nuevo México, while its largest city is Albuquerque with its accompanying metropolitan area. It is one of the Mountain States and shares the Four Corners region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona; its other neighboring states are Oklahoma to the northeast, Texas to the east-southeast, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua to the south and Sonora to the southwest. With a population around two million, New Mexico is the 36th state by population. With a total area of 121,592 sq mi (314,920 km2), it is the fifth-largest and sixth-least densely populated of the 50 states. Due to their geographic locations, northern and eastern New Mexico exhibit a colder, alpine climate, while western and southern New Mexico exhibit a warmer, arid climate.

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1948 Arab–Israeli War First Arab-Israeli war

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1948 United States presidential election 41st United States presidential election

The 1948 United States presidential election was the 41st quadrennial presidential election. It was held on Tuesday, November 2, 1948. Incumbent President Harry S. Truman, the Democratic nominee, defeated Republican Governor Thomas E. Dewey. Truman's victory is considered to be one of the greatest election upsets in American history.

United Nations Truce Supervision Organization organization established by the United Nations

The United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) is an organization founded on 29 May 1948 for peacekeeping in the Middle East. Its primary task was providing the military command structure to the peace keeping forces in the Middle East to enable the peace keepers to observe and maintain the cease-fire, and as may be necessary in assisting the parties to the Armistice Agreements in the supervision of the application and observance of the terms of those Agreements. The command structure of the UNTSO was maintained to cover the later peace keeper organisations of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) and the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).

The following events occurred in July 1949:

Presidency of Harry S. Truman 1945-1953 U.S. government administration

The presidency of Harry S. Truman began on April 12, 1945, when Harry S. Truman became President of the United States upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and ended on January 20, 1953. He had been Vice President of the United States for only 82 days when he succeeded to the presidency. As a Democrat, he ran for and won a full four–year term in the 1948 election. His victory in that election, over Republican Thomas E. Dewey, was one of the greatest upsets in presidential electoral history. Following the 1952 election, Truman was succeeded in office by Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower.

1948 in the United States USA-related events during the year of 1948

Events from the year 1948 in the United States.

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  1. "Trans-Jordan Capital Raided By Israeli Bombing Planes". The New York Times : 1. June 2, 1948.
  2. Hamilton, Thomas J. (June 2, 1948). "Both Sides Accept Truce, But Arab Note Is Delayed; Israel Orders Cease-Fire". The New York Times : 1.
  3. "Rivera Mural Containing Atheistic Phrase Blocks Blessing for Hotel in Mexico City". The New York Times : 27. June 3, 1948.
  4. Hamilton, Thomas J. (June 3, 1948). "U. N. Holds Palestine Truce Accepted Unconditionally; Asks Mediator to Set Time". The New York Times : 1.
  5. Matthews, Herbert L. (June 3, 1948). "Lords Vote to Keep the Death Penalty". The New York Times : 52.
  6. White, William S. (June 3, 1948). "Marchers Picket the White House, Swarm in Capitol". The New York Times : 1.
  7. Bracker, Milton (June 4, 1948). "Paraguay Deposes Morinigo After an 8-Year Dictatorship". The New York Times : 1.
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  9. "Wallace Is Barred From Ohio Ballot". The New York Times : 2. June 5, 1948.
  10. "Elizabeth to Drop Public Activities". The New York Times : 17. June 5, 1948.
  11. "To Build Atomic Cannon". The New York Times : 26. June 6, 1948.
  12. Welles, Benjamin (June 6, 1948). "My Love, At 100-9, Wins Epsom Derby As 1,000,000 Watch". The New York Times : S1.
  13. "Hangarian Primate Defies Regime, Calls on Catholics to Shun Its Press". The New York Times : 1, 6. June 7, 1948.
  14. Ross, Albion (June 8, 1948). "Benes Resigns in Prague; Gottwald Likely Successor". The New York Times : 1, 10.
  15. Ross, Albion (June 9, 1948). "Gottwald Signs Czech Constitution, Legalizing Communist Parliament". The New York Times : 1.
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  18. Hamilton, Thomas J. (June 10, 1948). "Israel, Arab States Accept Cease-Fire Unconditionally, Starting at 2 A.M. Tomorrow". The New York Times : 1.
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  20. Leviero, Anthony (June 10, 1948). "Truman Calls This Congress 'Worst'; Taft Will Answer". The New York Times : 1.
  21. Trussell, C. P. (June 11, 1948). "Bill Wins, 78 to 10". The New York Times : 1.
  22. "Palestinian Truce Goes Into Effect; 2 Sides Watchful". The New York Times : 1. June 11, 1948.
  23. "Danish Ship Disaster". The Advertiser . Adelaide: 1. June 12, 1948.
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  26. Leviero, Anthony (June 13, 1948). "Soviet Warned By Truman It Opposed All Free World; He Bars Two-Power Deals". The New York Times : 1.
  27. Roach, James (June 13, 1948). "Colt Ties Record". The New York Times : S1.
  28. "First Entry Cases Posed In Israeli-Arab Truce". The New York Times : 4. June 14, 1948.
  29. Ross, Albion (June 15, 1948). "Gottwald Assails Masaryk Republic". The New York Times : 22.
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  32. 1 2 Holt, Kermit (June 24, 1948). "British Troops Unload Ships in Dock Strike". Chicago Daily Tribune . Chicago: Part 2 p8.
  33. Hart, Hugh (June 14, 2010). "June 14, 1948: TV Guide Prototype Hits NY Newsstands". Wired . Retrieved May 20, 2018.
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  35. "Hungary Votes Rule Over Church Schools". The New York Times : 20. June 17, 1948.
  36. Morris, John D. (June 18, 1948). "Third Veto Upset in 4 Days; Rail Bill Repassed in House". The New York Times : 1.
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  38. Browne, Mallory (June 19, 1948). "Charter of Rights Is Adopted in U. N.". The New York Times : 1, 4.
  39. "Bernadotte Bars Arab-Israeli Talk". The New York Times : 5. June 19, 1948.
  40. Trussell, C. P. (June 20, 1948). "House For Draft". The New York Times : 1, 34.
  41. Walz, Jay (June 21, 1948). "Congress Extends Farm Aid in Final All-Night Session; Housing and U. N. Bills Fail". The New York Times : 1, 8.
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  44. "Books Published Today". The New York Times : 19. June 21, 1948.
  45. White, William S. (June 23, 1948). "Martin For Dewey". The New York Times : 1.
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  47. "Platform Adopted by GOP Delegates". The New York Times : 6. June 24, 1948.
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  50. Raymond, Jack (June 25, 1948). "Clay Declares U.S. Won't Quit Berlin Short of Warfare". The New York Times : 1.
  51. White, William S. (June 25, 1948). "Opposition Falls". The New York Times : 1.
  52. "Text of Dewey's Speech to GOP". The New York Times : 2. June 25, 1948.
  53. White, William S. (June 26, 1948). "Unanimous Choice". The New York Times : 1.
  54. "Bernadotte Finds Egypt a Violator". The New York Times : 5. June 26, 1948.
  55. Dawson, James P. (June 26, 1948). "Joe Louis Rallies To Stop Walcott in Eleventh Round". The New York Times : 1, 11.
  56. "Mrs. Myerson Is Named Israeli Envoy to Moscow". The New York Times : 5. June 26, 1948.
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  58. "Segregation Foes Fight Draft Law". The New York Times : 35. June 27, 1948.
  59. "Czech Reds Absorb Social Democrats". The New York Times : 5. June 28, 1948.
  60. Welles, Benjamin (June 29, 1948). "Emergency Declared in Britain To Cope With Strike of Workers". The New York Times : 1, 46.
  61. Hamilton, Thomas J. (June 29, 1948). "Mediator Offers A Palestine Plan". The New York Times : 12.
  62. "Soviet Rift Bared". The New York Times : 1. June 29, 1948.
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  64. Handler, M. S. (June 30, 1948). "Tito Strikes Back". The New York Times : 1.
  65. "London Dockmen End Strike Today". The New York Times : 51. June 30, 1948.
  66. "Best Sentenced to Life as Traitor In His War Broadcasts for Nazis". The New York Times : 1. July 1, 1948.
  67. "Anti-Communist Bulgars Seized Plane in Sky And Fly to Istanbul After Killing the Pilot". The New York Times : 2. July 1, 1948.
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  69. "Last British Unit Leaves Palestine". The New York Times : 1. July 1, 1948.
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