What Happened in Nov 1948

  • Gerald R. Ford is Elected as a US Congressman

    After returning to Grand Rapids, Ford became active in local Republican politics, and supporters urged him to take on Bartel J. Jonkman, the... Read more

  • Lyndon B. Johnson Wins Texas Senate Seat

    Johnson defeats Republican candidate Jack Porter in the general election to win the Senate seat vacated by Senator W. Lee “Pappy” O'Daniel. During... Read more

  • Oliver Samuels is Born

    Oliver Adolphus Samuels, actor and comedian was born November 4, 1948 in Harmony Hall, St. Mary. He grew up on a banana plantation where his father... Read more

  • "The Snake Pit" Is Released

    The Snake Pit is a 1948 film which tells the story of a woman who finds herself in an insane asylum and cannot remember how she got there. It stars... Read more

  • "Bicycle Thieves" Is Released

    Bicycle Thieves (Italian: Ladri di biciclette, also known as The Bicycle Thief) is a 1948 Italian neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica. It... Read more

  • Pingjin Campaign

    Pingjin Campaign (simplified Chinese: 平津战役; traditional Chinese: 平津戰役; pinyin: Píngjīn Zhànyì), known as the Battle of Pingjin to the Nationalist... Read more