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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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

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   In the year 1948 general Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) goes into effect  

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

Jan 01   Italy adopts constitution on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 03   Bradman completes dual Test tons (132 &127*) vs India MCG in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   Britain grants independence to Burma in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1948 burma gains its independence from Britain.  

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   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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   Queen Wilhelmina signs death sentence against Ans van Dijk for treason in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history w Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1948 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   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   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ) was born in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died in the year 1948.  

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   On this day in history death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

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