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Historical Events In 1948

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Jul 14   Israel bombs Cairo on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history palmiro Togliatti, Italy's CPI chairman, assassinated  

Jul 15   On this day in history alcoholic Anonymous founded in Britain  

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

Jul 15   In the year 1948 john J Persing US General (WW I), dies at 87  

Jul 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1948 proclamation of the constitution of the Republic of (South) Korea  

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

Jul 19   On this day in history french govt of Schuman, resigns  

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   On this day in history d[avid] W[ark] Griffith, US director/producer, dies  

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

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   In the year 1948 soviets blockades Berlin from the west  

Jul 26   In the year 1948 "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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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   In the year 1948 "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   Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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