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Historical Events In 1948

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

Jan 01   In the year 1948 britain nationalizes its railways  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 general Agreement on Tariffs & Trade effective  

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

Jan 01   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 italy adopts constitution  

Jan 01   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 bradman completes dual Test tons (132 & 127*) v India MCG  

Jan 03   In the year 1948 bradman completes dual Test tons (132 &127*) vs India MCG  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 britain grants independence to Burma  

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   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 uS President Truman raises taxes for Marshall-plan  

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   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   1st Supermarket in UK opens on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 18   1st courses begin at University of Ibadan, Nigeria on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1948 ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS)  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 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   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   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

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

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  

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