See also People that died at the age of 48
- 16-April-2006 : Albert II, Prince of Monaco, reaches the North Pole, becoming the first reigning monarch ever to do so.
- 10-June-2002 : The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of 2 humans, is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
- 31-January-1995 : U.S. President Bill Clinton invokes emergency powers, to extend a $20 billion loan to help Mexico avert financial collapse.
- 20-July-1993 : White House deputy counsel Vince Foster commits suicide in Virginia.
- 24-August-1989 : RecordRecordsetting baseball player Pete Rose agrees to a lifetime ban from the sport following allegations of illegal gambling, thereby preventing his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
- 14-August-1980 : U.S. President Jimmy Carter defeats Senator Edward Kennedy to win renomination, at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City.
- 12-July-1966 : Indira Gandhi visits Moscow.
- 28-March-1966 : Indira Gandhi visits Washington, D.C.
- 19-January-1966 : Indira Gandhi is elected Prime Minister of India; she is sworn in January 24.
- 24-January-1961 : Musician Bob Dylan reportedly makes his way to New York City after bumming a ride in Madison, Wisconsin. Dylan is likely on his way to visit his idol Woody Guthrie. He later finds fame in the Greenwich Village protest folk music scene.