Historical Events In 1948
Monday, 19 April 2021
Jul 31 Pres Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (Kennedy Airport), NY on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78
Aug 03 Cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings in the year 1948.
Aug 04 5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1948 5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax
Aug 05 In the year 1948 cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6)
Aug 06 Bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics in the year 1948.
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 in the year 1948.
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 E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 11 Summer Olympics opens in London on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1948 cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game
Aug 13 Edwin Maxwell, actor (Taming of the Shrew), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1948 satchel Paige at 42 pitches his first major league complete game
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 Korea proclaims itself a republic in the year 1948.
Aug 15 Republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day) on this day in history.
Aug 16 Arabs blow up Latrun pumping station in Jerusalem in the year 1948.
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 Alger Hiss denies ever being a Communist agent in the year 1948.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1948 david John de Lloyd, composer, dies at 65
Aug 20 In the year 1948 uS expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin
Aug 21 In the year 1948 indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson
Aug 23 In the year 1948 earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine
Aug 23 World Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries on this day in history.
Aug 24 The birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's