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  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till September 4, 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • Koningin JulianaKoningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from July 3, 1946 to August 7, 1948 the cabinet Beel I, with Dr. L.J.M. Beel (KVP) as prime minister.
  • From August 7, 1948 till March 15, 1951 the Netherlands had a cabinet Drees - Van Schaik with the prime ministers Dr. W. Drees (PvdA) and Mr. J.R.H. van Schaik (KVP).
  • The Netherlands had about 9.7 million citizens.
  • Burma (now Myanmar) joins the United Nations.
  • The House Un-American Activities Committee holds first-ever televised congressional hearing: "Confrontation Day" between Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss.
  • The Republic of Korea is established south of the 38th parallel north.
Weather

The temperature on October 30, 1948 was between 3.3 °C and 5.3 °C and averaged 4.1 °C. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the east-northeast.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 30, 1948 at Delpher

Born on October 30
Died on October 30

Names that were popular for boys in 1948
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Willem
  • Peter
  • Petrus
  • Antonius
  • Jacobus
  • Johan
  • Robert
  • Wilhelmus
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1948
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Wilhelmina
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Petronella
  • Catharina
  • Margaretha
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Helena
  • Jantje
  • Anneke
  • Neeltje