4 days ago · On 1 December 1948 at 6:30 am, the police were contacted after the body of a man was discovered on Somerton Park beach near Glenelg, about 11 km (6.8 mi) southwest of Adelaide, South Australia. The man was found lying in the sand across from the Crippled Children's Home, which was on the corner of The Esplanade and Bickford Terrace.
15 hours ago · December 4 – The 6.3 M L Desert Hot Springs earthquake affected Southern California with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VII (Very strong), causing minor damage and several injuries. December 10 – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris.
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4 days ago · The Universal Declaration was adopted by the General Assembly as UN Resolution A/RES/217(III)[A] on 10 December 1948 in Palais de Chaillot, Paris.  [b] Of the 58 UN members at the time,  48 voted in favour, none against, eight abstained ,   and Honduras and Yemen failed to vote or abstain.
4 days ago · Edmund Emil Kemper III (born December 18, 1948) is an American serial killer, serial rapist, cannibal, and necrophile who murdered ten people, including his paternal grandparents and mother. He is noted for his height of 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m), and for his high intellect, possessing an IQ of 145.
- 8 counts of murder (second arrest)
- Co-ed Killer, Co-ed Butcher, Ogre of Aptos, The Mad Titan, Bumble-Butt
- August 27, 1964 (first arrest), April 19, 1973 (second arrest)
- 10 killed
5 days ago · 1948 From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1948th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 948th year of the 2nd millennium, the 48th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1940s decade.
3 days ago · Hideki Tojo (December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a Japanese politician and general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) who served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association for most of World War II. During his years in power, he assumed several more positions including Chief of Staff of the ...
1948 - Taman Shud Case: The body of an unidentified man is found in Adelaide, South Australia, involving an undetectable poison and a secret code in a rare book. The case remains unsolved. 1951 – 2000. 1953 - Hugh Hefner publishes the first edition of Playboy magazine.
4 days ago · Nineteen Eighty-Four is a novel written by George Orwell in 1948. The book is about what Orwell thought the world could have looked like in the year 1984. It describes a terrifying world where governments control and watch everyone's lives. The main character is Winston Smith. He lives in a country that is ruled by a powerful "Party" and its ...
Apr 03, 2021 · — Excerpted from Amazing Stories on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Contents. 1 Volumes; 2 Works ... January 1948: December 1948 Volume 4: April 1929: March 1930 ...
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