1948 (Roman numeral: MCMXLVIII) was a leap year beginning on Thursday in the Gregorian calendar.
Template:Month in 1948
The Chinese Kuomintang established the Revolutionary Committee of the Communist Party of China.
Adoption of a general agreement on tariffs and trade
January 4: Burma declares independence.
January 30: Leader of the Indian National Congress Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated
February 4: Sri Lanka gains independence.
February 25: Communist Party comes to power in Czechoslovakia
March 10: Czechoslovakia Foreign Minister Jan Masaryk is reported to have committed suicide.
March 12: The Costa Rican Civil War breaks out.
March 23: Mao Zedong ordered the liberation of troops to cross the Yellow River and march on South China and West China
April 3: The United States deploys the Marshall Plan.
April 7: Creation of the World Health Organization (WHO)
May 10: Korea holds parliamentary elections
May 14: Israel establishes a nation.
May 15: Beginning of the 1st Middle East War.
May 18: In Nanjing, the Supreme Court opens.
May 20: In Nanjing, Chiang Kai-shek officially assumes the presidency of the Republic of China for the first time.
May 23: Beginning of the siege of Changchun.
May 25: Chinese Communist Party troops liberate Longhua.
June 11: President Ho Chi Minh issues a call for patriotic emulation
June 18: In Malaysia, there was an uprising against the British colonialists
June 23: Soviet troops in East Germany begin to withdraw.
June 24: Beginning of the Berlin Blockade
June 28: The United States opens a supply bridge to Ba Lam
July 17: The Korean Constitution comes into effect
August 15: Republic of Korea is established.
August 19: Government of the Republic of China issues treasury bills
September 9: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is established.
September 12: Beginning of the Liao Shen campaign.
September 16: Beginning of the Jinan Campaign.
September 24: End of Jinan liberation campaign.
October 5: Beginning of the Thai Nguyen campaign.
October 10: Beginning of the Tashan campaign in Liaoning
October 15: The Chinese Liberation Army liberates Jinzhou.
October 19: The Chinese Liberation Army liberates Changchun.
October 21: Beginning of the Liaoxi Campaign
October 22: The Chinese Liberation Army liberates Zhengzhou
October 24: The Chinese Liberation Army liberates Kaifeng
October 28: End of Liaoxi Campaign
The Chinese Liberation Army liberated Shenyang, ending the Liao Shen campaign.
Harry Truman Elected President of the United States
November 6: Beginning of Hoai Hai campaign.
November 20: Employees of the US consulate in Shenyang are held hostage by the Chinese communists.
November 22: The Chinese Liberation Army liberates Baoding
December 1: The Central Bank of China establishes and issues the renminbi
December 5th: Binh Tan campaign begins.
December 10: United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
December 12: The United Nations recognizes South Korea as the sole legal representative of North Korea
December 15: The Chinese Liberation Army liberates Xuzhou.
December 24: The Chinese Liberation Army liberates Zhangjiakou
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