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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1948 italy adopts constitution  

Jan 01   On this day in history orissa province accedes to India  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1948 britain grants independence to Burma  

Jan 04   On this day in history burma declares independence from UK  

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

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

Jan 07   US President Truman raises taxes for Marshall-plan on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   1st Supermarket in UK opens in the year 1948.  

Jan 12   In the year 1948 mohandas Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast  

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

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

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1948 35 Haganah members are ambushed & killed in Gush Etzyon  

Jan 17   Netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

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   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   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   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 21   In the year 1948 ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

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