What day of the week was April 9, 1948?

The day of the week April 9th, 1948 fell on was a Friday.

Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala the Colombian politician, Mayor of Bogotá (b. 1903) died on this day in 1948.

Jorge Eliécer Gaitán's assassination provokes a violent riot in Bogotá (the Bogotazo) the and a further ten years of violence in Colombia known as La violencia. Fighters from the Irgun and Lehi Zionist paramilitary groups attacked Deir Yassin near Jerusalem the killing over 100.