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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 01   On this day in history italy adopts constitution  

Jan 01   Orissa province accedes to India in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   Burma declares independence from UK in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   Burma gains its independence from Britain in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston on this day in history.  

Jan 10   "Call Me Mister" closes at National Theater NYC after 734 performances in the year 1948.  

Jan 12   1st Supermarket in UK opens on this day in history.  

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   1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin in the year 1948.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 18   1st courses begin at University of Ibadan, Nigeria in the year 1948.  

Jan 18   Ted Mack's "Original Amateur Hour" begins, DuMont (later NBC/ABC/CBS) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

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

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

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

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

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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