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Historical Events Happened In 1948

Friday, 03 July 2015

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 01   General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective in the year 1948.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history italy adopts constitution  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history bradman completes dual Test tons (132 &127*) vs India MCG  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

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   On this day in history queen Wilhelmina signs death sentence against Ans van Dijk for treason  

Jan 09   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 1st Supermarket in UK opens  

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   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   In the year 1948 netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1948 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   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 birth of larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)  

Jan 03   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

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   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   In the year 1948 kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

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

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

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

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