Historical Events In 1948
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Sep 16 In the year 1948 ferdinand I MKLM, prince of Saxony-Coburg/tsar of Bulgaria, dies
Sep 17 Count Folke Bernadotte, UN mediator for Palestine, assassinated on this day in history.
Sep 17 The birth of John Ritter, American comedy film actor in the year 1948.
Sep 18 Ralph J Bunche confirmed as acting UN mediator in Palestine on this day in history.
Sep 19 62nd US Womens Tennis: M Osborne duPont beats A L Brough (46 64 15-13) on this day in history.
Sep 19 The birth of Jeremy Irons, English born film actor in the year 1948.
Sep 20 "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances in the year 1948.
Sep 21 In the year 1948 "Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV
Sep 21 Comedian Milton Berle is named as permanent host of The Texaco Star Theater on NBC-TV on this day in history.
Sep 21 On this day in history the birth of Stephen King, US novelist
Sep 23 Braves clinch NL pennant on this day in history.
Sep 24 In the year 1948 mildred Gillars (Axis Sally) pleads innocent in Wash DC
Sep 24 Mildred Gillars, charged with treason as Nazi radio propagandist Axis Sally, pleads innocent in Washington, DC in the year 1948.
Sep 24 In the year 1948 warren William, actor (Fear, Wolf Man, Madame X), dies at 53
Sep 25 In the year 1948 "Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances
Sep 26 Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914 on this day in history.
Sep 27 "Carib Song" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 36 performances on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history frank Cellier, actor (Spider, Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade), dies at 64
Sep 28 On this day in history eJ Ratcliffe, dies
Sep 28 In the year 1948 wBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
Oct 01 Calif Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages on this day in history.
Oct 01 Radio Denmark begins transmitting in the year 1948.
Oct 02 "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 725 perfs in the year 1948.
Oct 03 In the year 1948 columbia U reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo
Oct 04 In the year 1948 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.
Oct 04 In the year 1948 indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game
Oct 05 The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 100,000 in the year 1948.
Oct 06 In the year 1948 "Polonaise" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 113 performances
Oct 10 On this day in history then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland
Oct 11 In the year 1948 "Love Life" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 252 performances
Oct 12 Alfred Kerr, writer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
Oct 12 Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history samuel S Hinds, actor (Raven, Test Pilot), dies at 73
Oct 14 Batavia lt-governor-general Of Mook dismissed in the year 1948.