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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Jan 01   Bradman scores 132 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs India on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Britain nationalizes its railways on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history italy adopts constitution  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin  

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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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   Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

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   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.