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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Monday, 25 May 2015

Jan 01   On this day in history bradman scores 132 in the first innings of the 3rd Test vs India  

Jan 01   Britain nationalizes its railways in the year 1948.  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 01   Italy adopts constitution in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 08   In the year 1948 queen Wilhelmina signs death sentence against Ans van Dijk for treason  

Jan 09   On this day in history walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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) 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 in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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