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