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Historical Events For 1948

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Jan 01   On this day in history bradman scores 132 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs India  

Jan 01   Britain nationalizes its railways on this day in history.  

Jan 01   General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective on this day in history.  

Jan 01   General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Italy adopts constitution on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 orissa province accedes to India  

Jan 02   On this day in history wNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins  

Jan 03   In the year 1948 bradman completes dual Test tons (132 & 127*) v India MCG  

Jan 03   Bradman completes dual Test tons (132 &127*) vs India MCG in the year 1948.  

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Jan 04   Britain grants independence to Burma in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   Burma declares independence from UK in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 burma gains its independence from Britain.  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 07   US President Truman raises taxes for Marshall-plan in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   On this day in history a.G.L. 'Andy' McNaughton 1887-1966 appointed permanent delegate to United Nations, and Canada's representative on UN Security Council.  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   Queen Wilhelmina signs death sentence against Ans van Dijk for treason on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1948 "Call Me Mister" closes at National Theater NYC after 734 performances  

Jan 12   On this day in history 1st Supermarket in UK opens  

Jan 12   On this day in history mohandas Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast  

Jan 12   The first American style supermarket in UK opens in the year 1948.  

Jan 13   In the year 1948 1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 16   On this day in history 35 Haganah members are ambushed & killed in Gush Etzyon  

Jan 17   Netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1948 trial of 11 US Communist party members begins in New York City NY  

Jan 18   In the year 1948 1st courses begin at University of Ibadan, Nigeria  

Jan 18   On this day in history ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS)  

Jan 21   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 21   In the year 1948 w Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker  

Jan 21   In the year 1948 west Indies vs England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker  

Jan 22   In the year 1948 jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ) was born in the year 1948.  

Famous Deaths In 1948

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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