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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jul 14   Israel bombs Cairo in the year 1948.  

Jul 14   In the year 1948 palmiro Togliatti, Italy's CPI chairman, assassinated  

Jul 15   Alcoholic Anonymous founded in Britain on this day in history.  

Jul 15   John J Pershing, [Black Jack], US general (Mexico, WW I), dies at 87 in the year 1948.  

Jul 15   On this day in history john J Persing US General (WW I), dies at 87  

Jul 15   Pres Truman nominated for another term in the year 1948.  

Jul 16   On this day in history eddie Sawyer replaces Ben Chapman in Phila, NY Giants Leo Durocher replaces Mel Ott & Burt Shotton replaces Durocher as Dodger manager  

Jul 17   In the year 1948 c A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1685 Toro  

Jul 17   Israeli army captures Nazareth in the year 1948.  

Jul 17   Proclamation of the constitution of the Republic of (South) Korea on this day in history.  

Jul 18   "Marinka" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 168 performances in the year 1948.  

Jul 19   In the year 1948 french govt of Schuman, resigns  

Jul 21   On this day in history arshile Gorky abstract expressionist, dies at 43  

Jul 21   Arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Jul 21   WSPD TV channel 13 in Toledo, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1948.  

Jul 23   D[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies in the year 1948.  

Jul 23   On this day in history progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President  

Jul 23   USS Putnum (DD-757) evacuates U.N. team from Haifa, Israel and becomes first U.S. Navy ship to fly the U.N. flag on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history 4 Duluth Minn Dukes (St Louis Cards Class C farm team) die in crash  

Jul 24   On this day in history soviets blockades Berlin from the west  

Jul 26   On this day in history "Babe Ruth Story," premieres, Babe Ruth's last public appearance  

Jul 26   On this day in history charles Mills, S Afr cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies  

Jul 26   In the year 1948 pres Truman issues Executive Order No. 9981 directing "equality of treatment & opportunity" in the armed forces  

Jul 26   President Harry S. Truman orders desegregation of the Armed Services in the year 1948.  

Jul 26   In the year 1948 the first black host of a network show-CBS' Bob Howard Show  

Jul 27   Australia set 404 to win v England at Headingley on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91 in the year 1948.  

Jul 28   I G Farben chemical plant explodes in Ludwigshafen, Germany, 182 die in the year 1948.  

Jul 28   I.G. Farben chemical plant explodes in Ludwigshafen, Germany, 182 die on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history king George VI opens 14th modern Olympic games in London  

Jul 30   Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record (10K on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Professional wrestling premiers on prime-time network TV (DuMont) on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history "Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances  

Jul 31   Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

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   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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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