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.