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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Saturday, 31 January 2015

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

Jan 01   In the year 1948 britain nationalizes its railways  

Jan 01   On this day in history general Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 general Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect  

Jan 01   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

Jan 01   Italy adopts constitution on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 orissa province accedes to India  

Jan 02   In the year 1948 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.  

Jan 04   On this day in history britain grants independence to Burma  

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

Jan 04   Burma gains its independence from Britain on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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

Jan 08   A.G.L. 'Andy' McNaughton 1887-1966 appointed permanent delegate to United Nations, and Canada's representative on UN Security Council in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 10   On this day in history "Call Me Mister" closes at National Theater NYC after 734 performances  

Jan 12   In the year 1948 1st Supermarket in UK opens  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history the first American style supermarket in UK opens  

Jan 13   1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1948 netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire  

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

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

Jan 18   Ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS) in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   W Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   West Indies vs England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 birth of larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

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   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65