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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

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   Cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history 5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax  

Aug 04   In the year 1948 5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax  

Aug 05   On this day in history cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6)  

Aug 06   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 10   On this day in history e Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63  

Aug 11   Summer Olympics opens in London in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

Aug 13   In the year 1948 satchel Paige at 42, pitches his 1st major league complete game  

Aug 14   14th Olympic games in London closes on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 15   In the year 1948 republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day)  

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   In the year 1948 nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60  

Aug 20   15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history uS expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin  

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

Aug 23   On this day in history earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine  

Aug 23   On this day in history world Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries  

Aug 24   The birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on this day in history.  

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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   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   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.  

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

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