This was 226th day of the year and 139 days remained in the year.
The Social Security Act became law.
Pakistan became independent of British rule.
The largest blackout in North American history hit the northeast.
Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.