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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jul 14   On this day in history israel bombs Cairo  

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

Jul 15   In the year 1948 alcoholic Anonymous founded in Britain  

Jul 15   On this day in history john J Pershing, [Black Jack], US general (Mexico, WW I), dies at 87  

Jul 15   John J Persing US General (WW I), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   On this day in history pres Truman nominated for another term  

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

Jul 17   On this day in history c A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1685 Toro  

Jul 17   In the year 1948 israeli army captures Nazareth  

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

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

Jul 19   French govt of Schuman, resigns in the year 1948.  

Jul 21   Arshile Gorky abstract expressionist, dies at 43 in the year 1948.  

Jul 21   In the year 1948 arshile Gorky, abstract expressionist, dies at 43  

Jul 21   WSPD TV channel 13 in Toledo, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

Jul 23   In the year 1948 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   4 Duluth Minn Dukes (St Louis Cards Class C farm team) die in crash on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1948 soviets blockades Berlin from the west  

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

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

Jul 26   On this day in history pres Truman issues Executive Order No. 9981 directing "equality of treatment & opportunity" in the armed forces  

Jul 26   On this day in history president Harry S. Truman orders desegregation of the Armed Services.  

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

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

Jul 27   In the year 1948 francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91  

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

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 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   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   On this day in history birth of robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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