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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

Jan 01   On this day in history britain nationalizes its railways  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Italy adopts constitution in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 02   WNDT (now WNET) TV channel 13 in New York-Newark, NY (PBS) begins on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Burma gains its independence from Britain in the year 1948.  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 16   35 Haganah members are ambushed & killed in Gush Etzyon in the year 1948.  

Jan 17   Netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS)  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1948.  

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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   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

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