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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Friday, 06 March 2015

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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 01   Italy adopts constitution in the year 1948.  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 orissa province accedes to India  

Jan 02   WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 07   US President Truman raises taxes for Marshall-plan in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 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 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   The first American style supermarket in UK opens on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 trial of 11 US Communist party members begins in New York City NY  

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) in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1948 w Indies v England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker  

Jan 21   West Indies vs England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes & Jim Laker in the year 1948.  

Jan 22   Jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 03   In the year 1948 birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

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   In the year 1948 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   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 24   In the year 1948 death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65