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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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