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 May 14 - This Day In History | Shapell
Day In History

Discover the global events and personal stories of May 14

May 14, 1948

Truman Recognizes Israel: The Anniversary of Israel’s Founding

5 days before recognizing Israel, Truman writes to Clark Clifford, mentioning the pressure of Palestine.

May 14, 1948

The Anniversary of the Founding of the State of Israel

Palestine, says President Truman in February 1948, is a “matter of considerable disturbance” to be determined by the U.N.



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