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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Sunday, 21 December 2014

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   In the year 1948 general Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history italy adopts constitution  

Jan 01   Orissa province accedes to India in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 03   Bradman completes dual Test tons (132 & 127*) v India MCG on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history bradman completes dual Test tons (132 &127*) vs India MCG  

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   On this day in history burma gains its independence from Britain.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history uS President Truman raises taxes for Marshall-plan  

Jan 08   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 09   In the year 1948 walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston  

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

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

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   1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin in the year 1948.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire  

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

Jan 18   1st courses begin at University of Ibadan, Nigeria on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history west Indies vs England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)  

Jan 03   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

Jan 06   Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1948

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 07   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65