Today in History for 16th May 1948

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Historical Events

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- CBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece
- Chaim Weizmann elected 1st president of Israel
- Egyptians enter the Gaza
- Israel issues its 1st postage stamps
- Mikhail Botvinnik wins 5-player tournament to determine world chess champion

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- Katia Dandoulaki, Greek actress

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