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Historical Events In 1948

Saturday, 15 May 2021

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   John J Persing US General (WW I), dies at 87 in the year 1948.  

Jul 15   In the year 1948 pres Truman nominated for another term  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jul 18   On this day in history "Marinka" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 168 performances  

Jul 19   French govt of Schuman, resigns on this day in history.  

Jul 21   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1948 d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies  

Jul 23   Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jul 24   Soviets blockades Berlin from the west on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   Charles Mills, S Afr cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies in the year 1948.  

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

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   In the year 1948 australia set 404 to win v England at Headingley  

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

Jul 28   On this day in history i G Farben chemical plant explodes in Ludwigshafen, Germany, 182 die  

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

Jul 29   King George VI opens 14th modern Olympic games in London on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1948 emile Zatopek runs Olympic record (10K  

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

Jul 31   "Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances in the year 1948.  

Jul 31   On this day in history maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70  

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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   In the year 1948 birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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