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  • Sezimovo Ústí, Czechia (Then Czechoslovakia)
    Friday Sep 3, 1948

    1948 Czechoslovak coup d'état

    Beneš's Death

    Sezimovo Ústí, Czechia (Then Czechoslovakia)
    Friday Sep 3, 1948

    Beneš died in September, bringing a symbolic close to the sequence of events, and was buried before an enormous and silent throng come to mourn the passing of a popular leader and of the democracy he had come to represent.




  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 14, 1948

    United Nations

    Headquarters

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 14, 1948

    The General Assembly selected New York City as the site for the headquarters of the UN, construction began on 14 September 1948 and the facility was completed on 9 October 1952. Its site—like UN headquarters buildings in Geneva, Vienna, and Nairobi—is designated as international territory. The Norwegian Foreign Minister, Trygve Lie, was elected as the first UN Secretary-General.




  • China
    Friday Sep 24, 1948

    Chinese Civil War

    Jinan and Shandong Captured

    China
    Friday Sep 24, 1948

    Following a fierce battle, the CPC captured Jinan and Shandong province on 24 September 1948.




  • Palestine
    Friday Sep 24, 1948

    David Ben-Gurion

    Killing 23 Israeli soldiers

    Palestine
    Friday Sep 24, 1948

    On 24 September, an incursion made by the Palestinian irregulars in the Latrun sector (killing 23 Israeli soldiers) precipitated the debate.




  • Palestine
    Sunday Sep 26, 1948

    David Ben-Gurion

    David put his argument to the Cabinet to attack Latrun again

    Palestine
    Sunday Sep 26, 1948

    On 26 September, David Ben-Gurion put his argument to the Cabinet to attack Latrun again and conquer the whole or a large part of West Bank.




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