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Historical Events In 1948

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 26   Oscar L Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara), dies at 50 in the year 1948.  

Aug 27   102F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August in the year 1948.  

Aug 27   Oley Speaks, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52  

Aug 31   Queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee in the year 1948.  

Sep 01   Communist's form the North China People's Republic on this day in history.  

Sep 01   UN's World Health Organization forms in the year 1948.  

Sep 03   On this day in history eduard Benesj, president Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48), dies  

Sep 04   "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 perfs on this day in history.  

Sep 04   Queen Wilhelmina of the Holland abdicates the throne, citing health reasons in the year 1948.  

Sep 05   In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister, As such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1948 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 perfs  

Sep 06   Gerrit H Kersten, vicar/founder (Calvinist Party), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

Sep 06   In the year 1948 juliana becomes queen of the Netherlands  

Sep 06   Juliana of the Netherlands is crowned as Queen on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history 1st use of synthetic rubber in asphaltic concrete, Akron Oh  

Sep 07   In the year 1948 henricus A Poels, Dutch RC theologist/social foreman, dies at 80  

Sep 07   In the year 1948 the first use of synthetic rubber in asphaltic concrete, Akron Oh  

Sep 08   On this day in history british De Havilland 08-fighter flies faster than sound  

Sep 09   "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 perfs in the year 1948.  

Sep 09   On this day in history james Baskett, dies  

Sep 09   North Korea (The People's Democratic Republic of Korea) is created in the year 1948.  

Sep 09   On this day in history people's Democratic Republic of Korea proclaimed  

Sep 10   On this day in history bijz Criminal division sentences war criminal Jacob Folks to life  

Sep 11   On this day in history albert Powell, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1898-99), dies  

Sep 12   Invasion of the State of Hyderabad by the Indian Army on the day after the Pakistani leader Jinnah's death in the year 1948.  

Sep 13   On this day in history margaret Chase Smith (R-Me) elected senator, 1st woman to serve in both houses of Congress  

Sep 13   Margaret Chase Smith (R-Me) elected senator, first woman to serve in both houses of Congress in the year 1948.  

Sep 13   In the year 1948 paul Wegener, German actor/director (Golem, Svengali), dies at 73  

Sep 14   In the year 1948 gerald Ford upsets Rep Bartel J Jonkman in Mich 5th Dist Rep primary  

Sep 14   Groundbreaking ceremony for the UN world headquarters on this day in history.  

Sep 15   On this day in history "Small Wonder" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 134 performances  

Sep 15   F-86 Sabre sets world aircraft speed record of 1080 kph in the year 1948.  

Sep 16   "Heaven on Earth" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 03   In the year 1948 birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born on this day in history.  

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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

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 on this day in history.  

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