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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Sep 16   Ferdinand I MKLM, prince of Saxony-Coburg/tsar of Bulgaria, dies in the year 1948.  

Sep 17   Count Folke Bernadotte, UN mediator for Palestine, assassinated in the year 1948.  

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

Sep 18   In the year 1948 ralph J Bunche confirmed as acting UN mediator in Palestine  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances  

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

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   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   In the year 1948 warren William, actor (Fear, Wolf Man, Madame X), dies at 53  

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

Sep 26   Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914 on this day in history.  

Sep 27   In the year 1948 "Carib Song" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 36 performances  

Sep 27   Frank Cellier, actor (Spider, Quiet Wedding, Big Blockade), dies at 64 in the year 1948.  

Sep 28   In the year 1948 eJ Ratcliffe, dies  

Sep 28   WBAP-TV, (NBC affiliate) Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Calif Supreme Court voids state statute banning interracial marriages on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1948 radio Denmark begins transmitting  

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

Oct 03   In the year 1948 columbia U reports discovery of uranium in Belgian Congo  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Oct 12   Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager in the year 1948.  

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

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   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz WycisĹ‚o, Polish politician was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

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   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

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   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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