Feb. Czech Communists seized control of the country in a coup d’état.
   Anti-Stalinist communists and socialists were arrested, imprisoned, or sent to forced-labor camps.

   Rene d'Harnoncourt -> gives Wolfgang Paalen a one man show in the San Francisco Museum of Art.

 July. Salvador Dali returns to Spain.

   Arab - Israeli War ->.
   Laurence Olivier's film version of Hamlet makes its world premiere in London.

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