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Historical Events In 1948

Saturday, 04 December 2021

Jul 31   On this day in history pres Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (Kennedy Airport), NY  

Aug 03   In the year 1948 albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78  

Aug 03   In the year 1948 cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings  

Aug 04   5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history e Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63  

Aug 11   In the year 1948 summer Olympics opens in London  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Korea proclaims itself a republic on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day)  

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   On this day in history alger Hiss denies ever being a Communist agent  

Aug 17   Nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   David John de Lloyd, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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   Earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine in the year 1948.  

Aug 23   World Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries in the year 1948.  

Aug 24   On this day in history the birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician  

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   In the year 1948 birth of larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)  

Jan 03   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

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