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Historical Events In 1948

Friday, 18 September 2020

Sep 16   Ferdinand I MKLM, prince of Saxony-Coburg/tsar of Bulgaria, dies on this day in history.  

Sep 17   In the year 1948 count Folke Bernadotte, UN mediator for Palestine, assassinated  

Sep 17   In the year 1948 the birth of John Ritter, American comedy film actor  

Sep 18   Ralph J Bunche confirmed as acting UN mediator in Palestine in the year 1948.  

Sep 19   62nd US Womens Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats A L Brough (46 64 15-13) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history the birth of Jeremy Irons, English born film actor  

Sep 20   "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances in the year 1948.  

Sep 21   "Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV in the year 1948.  

Sep 21   In the year 1948 comedian Milton Berle is named as permanent host of The Texaco Star Theater on NBC-TV.  

Sep 21   On this day in history the birth of Stephen King, US novelist  

Sep 23   Braves clinch NL pennant in the year 1948.  

Sep 24   Mildred Gillars (Axis Sally) pleads innocent in Wash DC on this day in history.  

Sep 24   On this day in history mildred Gillars, charged with treason as Nazi radio propagandist Axis Sally, pleads innocent in Washington, DC.  

Sep 24   Warren William, actor (Fear, Wolf Man, Madame X), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history "Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances  

Sep 26   On this day in history boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914  

Sep 27   "Carib Song" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 36 performances on this day in history.  

Sep 27   In the year 1948 frank Cellier, actor (Spider, Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade), dies at 64  

Sep 28   On this day in history eJ Ratcliffe, dies  

Sep 28   WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting in the year 1948.  

Oct 01   On this day in history calif Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages  

Oct 01   On this day in history radio Denmark begins transmitting  

Oct 02   "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 725 perfs on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Columbia U reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Gordon MacRae hosted the premiere of a radio classic. The Railroad Hour debuted on ABC radio. The theme song was I’ ve Been Working on the Railroad and the show was sponsored by -- get ready ­ America’ s Railroads in the year 1948.  

Oct 04   Indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game in the year 1948.  

Oct 05   On this day in history the 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 100,000.  

Oct 06   "Polonaise" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 113 performances in the year 1948.  

Oct 10   In the year 1948 then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland  

Oct 11   On this day in history "Love Life" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 252 performances  

Oct 12   In the year 1948 alfred Kerr, writer, dies at 80  

Oct 12   In the year 1948 casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager  

Oct 13   Samuel S Hinds, actor (Raven, Test Pilot), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1948 batavia lt-governor-general Of Mook dismissed  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Eugeniusz WycisĹ‚o, Polish politician was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

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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