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1948 HAPPENINGS

MUSIC

The 15th Los Angeles Bach Festival is held.  Warren Martin conducting.
Wallace K. Harrison, designer of the United Nations building, is hired to consult with Los Angeles area architects for the building of the Los Angeles Opera House and War Memorial Auditorium.

POLITICS

The news article, "Dewey Defeats Truman" is published but found to be incorrect.  Truman takes the presidency.
The "Big Bang" theory, which attempts to explain the origination of our universe, is published 
Ghandi is assassinated
The State of Israel is founded
The government of South Africa establishes the policy of Apartheid, meaning racial separation.

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