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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Friday, 31 October 2014

Jan 01   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 bradman completes dual Test tons (132 & 127*) v India MCG  

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   Burma gains its independence from Britain in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1948 uS President Truman raises taxes for Marshall-plan  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   W Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker on this day in history.  

Jan 21   West Indies vs England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1948

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

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

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1948 death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   In the year 1948 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