Historical Events For 1948
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Jan 01 Bradman scores 132 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs India in the year 1948.
Jan 01 On this day in history britain nationalizes its railways
Jan 01 General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective in the year 1948.
Jan 01 On this day in history general Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect
Jan 01 In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66
Jan 01 Italy adopts constitution on this day in history.
Jan 01 Orissa province accedes to India on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1948 wNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins
Jan 03 Bradman completes dual Test tons (132 & 127*) v India MCG on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1948 burma gains its independence from Britain.
Jan 07 Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies in the year 1948.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1948 queen Wilhelmina signs death sentence against Ans van Dijk for treason
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 In the year 1948 1st Supermarket in UK opens
Jan 12 Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast in the year 1948.
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 On this day in history anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42
Jan 16 In the year 1948 35 Haganah members are ambushed & killed in Gush Etzyon
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 on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history 1st courses begin at University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Jan 18 Ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS) in the year 1948.
Jan 21 In the year 1948 ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72
Jan 21 On this day in history 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