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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  

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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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- )  

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   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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