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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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 in the year 1948.  

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) in the year 1948.  

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

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

Sep 21   On this day in history "Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV  

Sep 21   On this day in history comedian Milton Berle is named as permanent host of The Texaco Star Theater on NBC-TV.  

Sep 21   The birth of Stephen King, US novelist on this day in history.  

Sep 23   On this day in history braves clinch NL pennant  

Sep 24   In the year 1948 mildred Gillars (Axis Sally) pleads innocent in Wash DC  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Sep 27   Frank Cellier, actor (Spider, Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Sep 28   EJ Ratcliffe, dies on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

Oct 03   On this day in history 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   Indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1948 the 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 100,000.  

Oct 06   On this day in history "Polonaise" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 113 performances  

Oct 10   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

Oct 12   Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1948 samuel S Hinds, actor (Raven, Test Pilot), dies at 73  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz WycisĹ‚o, Polish politician  

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

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1948 death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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