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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jul 31   Pres Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (Kennedy Airport), NY on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1948 albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78  

Aug 03   In the year 1948 cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings  

Aug 04   5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax in the year 1948.  

Aug 04   5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax on this day in history.  

Aug 05   In the year 1948 cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6)  

Aug 06   On this day in history bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics  

Aug 06   In the year 1948 fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands is first women to win 3 golds at Olympics  

Aug 07   1st Dutch government of Beel resigns on this day in history.  

Aug 10   ABC enters network TV in the year 1948.  

Aug 10   On this day in history allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC  

Aug 10   In the year 1948 e Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63  

Aug 11   Summer Olympics opens in London on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game in the year 1948.  

Aug 13   On this day in history edwin Maxwell, actor (Taming of the Shrew), dies at 62  

Aug 13   Satchel Paige at 42 pitches his first major league complete game in the year 1948.  

Aug 13   Satchel Paige at 42, pitches his 1st major league complete game in the year 1948.  

Aug 14   On this day in history 14th Olympic games in London closes  

Aug 15   3rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history korea proclaims itself a republic  

Aug 15   Republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day) on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history arabs blow up Latrun pumping station in Jerusalem  

Aug 16   Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   The Israeli pound becomes legal tender on this day in history.  

Aug 17   In the year 1948 alger Hiss denies ever being a Communist agent  

Aug 17   Nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Aug 20   15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220) in the year 1948.  

Aug 20   David John de Lloyd, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

Aug 20   US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine in the year 1948.  

Aug 23   World Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries in the year 1948.  

Aug 24   On this day in history the birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician  

Aug 25   In the year 1948 bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's  

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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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

Famous Deaths In 1948

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   In the year 1948 ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

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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