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In May 1948, after the end of the British mandate and army withdrawal, King Farouk sent the Egyptian army into Palestine, with Nasser serving in the 6th Infantry Battalion.
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The Berlin airlift, conducted by the three western Allies, overcame this blockade by supplying food and other supplies to the city from 24 June 1948 to 11 May 1949.
May 20 Republican Year 37 / 1948, Chiang Kai-shek's inauguration speech as the first President of the Republic of China in the new constitution of 1948
A new Constitution was promulgated in 1947, and Chiang was formally elected by the National Assembly as the first term President of the Republic of China on May 20, 1948.
In May 1948 Thomas and his family moved to his final home, the Boat House at Laugharne purchased for him at a cost of £ 2, 500 in April 1949 by Margaret Taylor, first wife of historian A. J. P. Taylor.
On May 14, 1948, the Jewish People's Council declared the establishment of the State of Israel, following a prolonged campaign beginning in the late 19th century, when the Zionist movement began working towards creating a homeland for the Jewish people.
On May 14, 1948, on the day in which the British Mandate over Palestine expired, the Jewish People's Council gathered at the Tel Aviv Museum, and approved a proclamation declaring the establishment of a Jewish state in Eretz Israel, to be known as the State of Israel.
On May 29, 1948, the British initiated United Nations Security Council Resolution 50 and declared an arms embargo on the region.
The Israeli Declaration of Independence (, Hakhrazat HaAtzma ' ut or Megilat HaAtzma ' ut ), was made on 14 May 1948 ( 5 Iyar 5708 ), the day before the British Mandate was due to expire.
The Soviet Union was the first nation to fully recognize Israel de jure on 17 May 1948, followed by Poland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Ireland, and South Africa.
In May 2010, Loach told Tom Lamont in an interview about the three films that have influenced him most: Vittorio De Sica's Bicycle Thieves ( 1948 ), Milos Forman's Loves of a Blonde ( 1965 ) and Gillo Pontecorvo's Battle of Algiers ( 1966 ).
By the summer of 1947, however, the KSČ's popularity had significantly dwindled, and most observers believed Gottwald would be turned out of office at the elections due for May 1948.
* 1948 – 1948 Arab-Israeli War: the Kfar Etzion massacre is committed by Arab irregulars, the day before the declaration of independence of the state of Israel on May 14.
In May 1948, a new constitution for the territory entered into force, allowing the largest amount of autonomy allowed under the Dutch constitution of 1922.
Discounting Peary's disputed claim, the first men to set foot at the North Pole were a Soviet party including geophysicists Mikhail Ostrekin and Pavel Senko, oceanographers Mikhail Somov and Pavel Gordienko, and other scientists and flight crew ( 24 people in total ) of Aleksandr Kuznetsov's Sever-2 expedition ( March – May 1948 ).
The U-Bahn and S-Bahn were partially operational again from 2 June 1946, fully from 16 November 1947 ( although repairs were not completed until May 1948 ) and trams by 1952.
May and after
On May 11,330, A.D.,, its name was changed again, this time to Constantinople after its emperor, Constantine.
Sturdy and strong after more than a century of continuous use, the old covered, wooden bridge that spans the Tygartis Valley River at Philippi will have a distinctive part in the week-long observance of the first land battle of the Civil War at its home site, May 28th to June 3rd.
It became effective as a federal government standard on May 26, 2002 after approval by the Secretary of Commerce.
Originally referred to as Baby for several months, she was eventually named Abby May after her mother.
On May 25, 1961, twenty days after the first US manned spaceflight Freedom 7, Kennedy proposed the Apollo program to Congress in a special address to a joint session:
Albert of Prussia (; ) ( 17 May 1490 – 20 March 1568 ) was the 37th and last sovereign Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights and, after converting to Lutheranism, the first duke of the Duchy of Prussia, which was the first state to adopt the Lutheran faith and Protestantism as the official state religion.
Joining the League of Torgau in 1526, he acted in unison with the Protestants, and was among the princes who banded and plotted together to overthrow Charles V after the issue of the Augsburg Interim in May 1548.
The Senate took three votes: on May 16, it voted on the 11th article of impeachment, which included many of the charges contained in the other articles, and on May 26 voted on the second and third articles, after which the trial adjourned.
In the seventh week after Easter May 878, around Whitsuntide, Alfred rode to ‘ Egbert's Stone ’ east of Selwood, where he was met by " all the people of Somerset and of Wiltshire and of that part of Hampshire which is on this side of the sea is, west of Southampton Water, and they rejoiced to see him ".
Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier ( also Antoine Lavoisier after the French Revolution ; 26 August 17438 May 1794 ; ), the " father of modern chemistry ," was a French nobleman prominent in the histories of chemistry and biology.
* Earliest day on which Store Bededag or General Prayer Day can fall, while May 13 is the latest ; observed on the 4th Friday after Easter day.
On May 8, after going 12 – 17 in 29 games, the Diamondbacks released manager Bob Melvin and hired A. J. Hinch.
Alexander V died soon after, and on 25 May 1410 Cossa was consecrated pope, taking the name John XXIII.
In addition, in 889, Arnulf supported the claim of Louis the Blind to the kingdom of Provence, after receiving a personal appeal from Louis ’ mother, Ermengard, who came to see Arnulf at Forchheim in May 889.
His troops left Córdoba on 7 May 914 and, after a few days, encamped before the walls of Balda ( identified with today's Cuevas de San Marcos ).
The Amir Sher Ali marched up against them from Kandahar ; but in the battle that ensued at Sheikhabad on May 10, he was deserted by a large body of his troops, and after his signal defeat Abdur Rahman released his father, Afzul Khan, from prison in Ghazni, and installed him upon the throne as Amir of Afghanistan.
On May 21, 1984, during a press conference at which the Atari 7800 was introduced, company executives revealed that the 5200 had been discontinued after just two years on the market.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opened on Broadway on May 8, 1962 at the Alvin Theatre, and then transferred to the Mark Hellinger Theatre and the Majestic Theatre, where the show closed on August 29, 1964, after 964 performances and 8 previews.
Gianfranco Fini was notably nominated Deputy Prime Minister after the 2001 general election and was Foreign Minister from November 2004 to May 2006.
After three years of consistent use across different platforms, the BBC began to drop the BBCi brand gradually ; on 6 May 2004, the BBC website was renamed bbc. co. uk, after the main URL used to access the site.