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Historical Events In 1948

Sunday, 26 September 2021

Oct 15   China's Red army occupies Chinchov in the year 1948.  

Oct 15   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 15   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 on this day in history.  

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   Operation 10 Plagues in the year 1948.  

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

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

Oct 21   In the year 1948 beersheba liberated by Israeli army  

Oct 21   In the year 1948 facsimile high-speed radio transmission demonstrated in Washington DC  

Oct 22   On this day in history augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies  

Oct 22   On this day in history egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel  

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

Oct 24   On this day in history bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"  

Oct 24   In the year 1948 franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78  

Oct 25   On this day in history special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration  

Oct 27   On this day in history albert Camus' "L'etat de Siege," premieres in Paris  

Oct 27   Israel recaptures Nizzanim in the Negev on this day in history.  

Oct 28   On this day in history flag of Israel is adopted  

Oct 29   Israeli forces liberate Meron & Gush-Halev in the year 1948.  

Oct 30   On this day in history 20 die & 6,000 made ill by smog in Donora Pennsylvania  

Oct 30   On this day in history 20 die &6,000 made ill by smog in Donora Pennsylvania  

Oct 31   On this day in history cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Han], writer, dies  

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

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

Nov 03   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 edgar Kennedy, actor (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 58  

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

Nov 12   On this day in history 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   "As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 perfs in the year 1948.  

Nov 14   On this day in history prince Charles born  

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   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born in the year 1948.  

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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 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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