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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.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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