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Historical Events In 1948

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   John J Persing US General (WW I), dies at 87 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   On this day in history proclamation of the constitution of the Republic of (South) Korea  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   Pres Truman issues Executive Order No. 9981 directing "equality of treatment & opportunity" in the armed forces on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 27   On this day in history australia set 404 to win v England at Headingley  

Jul 27   Francesco Spetrino, composer, dies at 91 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1948 king George VI opens 14th modern Olympic games in London  

Jul 30   On this day in history emile Zatopek runs Olympic record (10K  

Jul 30   Professional wrestling premiers on prime-time network TV (DuMont) in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 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   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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

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

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