What happened this day in history May 24, 1948

What are the important events that happened on May 24, 1948? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

May 24, 1948: Facts & Myths About This Day

May 24, 1948 is the 145th day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 221 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 11, 1948 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectatetracontapentagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $23,790.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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May 24, 1948 Historical Events

  • 1948
    Arab–Israeli War: Egypt captures the Israeli kibbutz of Yad Mordechai, but the five-day effort gives Israeli forces time to prepare enough to stop the Egyptian advance a week later.

Who died on May 24, 1948?

  • 1948
    Jacques Feyder, Belgian director and screenwriter (b. 1885)

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