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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Jul 31   In the year 1948 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   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   5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6) on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands is first women to win 3 golds at Olympics on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns  

Aug 10   In the year 1948 aBC enters network TV  

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

Aug 10   E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 in the year 1948.  

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

Aug 12   On this day in history 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   Satchel Paige at 42 pitches his first major league complete game in the year 1948.  

Aug 13   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day)  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 16   The Israeli pound becomes legal tender in the year 1948.  

Aug 17   Alger Hiss denies ever being a Communist agent on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60  

Aug 20   In the year 1948 15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220)  

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   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   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 in the year 1948.  

Aug 25   In the year 1948 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   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1948 death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

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

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