Sir Robert Menzies
- Visits USA and Britain twice - on the first trip he met with US President Truman before arriving in Britain on 23 May to ...
"explain to the British why import quotas had been imposed and what that meant to the larger Commonwealth community ... He met delegations, conferred with trade officials and bankers and - above all - addressed meetings of manufacturers and their tradesmen."
A W Martin, Robert Menzies: A Life. Vol 2 1944-1978, 1999 p 206.
- June 4: Admission to the Freedom of the City of London.
- November 21: Returns to Britain to attend the London Economic Conference and British Cabinet meeting with seven participating Commonwealth countries. Returns home via the USA and an informal meeting with US President Elect Eisenhower.