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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Oct 15   On this day in history china's Red army occupies Chinchov  

Oct 15   On this day in history first women officers on active duty sworn in as commissioned officers in regular Navy under Women's Service Integration Act of June 1948 by Secretary of the Navy John L. Sullivan CAPT Joy B. Hancock, USN; LCDR Winifred R. Quick, USN; LCDR Anne King, USN; LCDR Frances L. Willoughby, MC, USN; LT Ellen Ford, SC, USN; LT Doris Cranmore, MSC, USN; LTJG Doris A. Defenderfer, USN; and LTJG Betty Rae Tennant, USN.  

Oct 15   In the year 1948 first women officers on active duty sworn in as commissioned officers in regular Navy under Women's Service Integration Act of June 1948 by Secretary of the Navy John L. Sullivan: CAPT Joy B. Hancock, USN; LCDR Winifred R. Quick, USN; LCDR Anne King, USN; LCDR Frances L. Willoughby, MC, USN; LT Ellen Ford, SC, USN; LT Doris Cranmore, MSC, USN; LTJG Doris A. Defenderfer, USN; and LTJG Betty Rae Tennant, USN.  

Oct 16   "Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1948 henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies  

Oct 18   In the year 1948 operation 10 Plagues  

Oct 18   On this day in history [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies  

Oct 19   On this day in history "My Romance" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances  

Oct 21   On this day in history beersheba liberated by Israeli army  

Oct 21   Facsimile high-speed radio transmission demonstrated in Washington DC in the year 1948.  

Oct 22   In the year 1948 augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies  

Oct 22   Egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel on this day in history.  

Oct 23   In the year 1948 eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer, dies at 71  

Oct 24   Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War" in the year 1948.  

Oct 24   On this day in history franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78  

Oct 25   Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Albert Camus' "L'etat de Siege," premieres in Paris in the year 1948.  

Oct 27   In the year 1948 israel recaptures Nizzanim in the Negev  

Oct 28   In the year 1948 flag of Israel is adopted  

Oct 29   In the year 1948 israeli forces liberate Meron & Gush-Halev  

Oct 30   In the year 1948 20 die & 6,000 made ill by smog in Donora Pennsylvania  

Oct 30   20 die &6,000 made ill by smog in Donora Pennsylvania in the year 1948.  

Oct 31   Cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Han], writer, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters & newspapers  

Nov 02   Truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters and newspapers in the year 1948.  

Nov 03   On this day in history 2nd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Chicago  

Nov 04   On this day in history tS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature  

Nov 09   Edgar Kennedy, actor (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 58 in the year 1948.  

Nov 10   Julius Curtius, German foreign minister (1929- ), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1948 japanese premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal  

Nov 12   On this day in history umberto Giordano, composer, dies at 81  

Nov 13   In the year 1948 "As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 perfs  

Nov 14   Prince Charles born in the year 1948.  

Nov 15   In the year 1948 william Lyon Mackenzie King retires as PM of Canada  

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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 Wycisło, 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   In the year 1948 birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

Jan 06   Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ) was born in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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