Historical Events In 1948
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Jul 31 On this day in history pres Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (Kennedy Airport), NY
Aug 03 Albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings
Aug 04 In the year 1948 5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax
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 Bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics in the year 1948.
Aug 06 Fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands is first women to win 3 golds at Olympics in the year 1948.
Aug 07 In the year 1948 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns
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 E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1948.
Aug 11 In the year 1948 summer Olympics opens in London
Aug 12 On this day in history cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game
Aug 13 In the year 1948 edwin Maxwell, actor (Taming of the Shrew), dies at 62
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 on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1948 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 In the year 1948 arabs blow up Latrun pumping station in Jerusalem
Aug 16 Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53 in the year 1948.
Aug 16 In the year 1948 the Israeli pound becomes legal tender
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) in the year 1948.
Aug 20 On this day in history david John de Lloyd, composer, dies at 65
Aug 20 US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin in the year 1948.
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 On this day in history the birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician
Aug 25 Bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's on this day in history.