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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Oct 15   China's Red army occupies Chinchov 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 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 16   "Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances in the year 1948.  

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   [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 21   On this day in history facsimile high-speed radio transmission demonstrated in Washington DC  

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

Oct 22   In the year 1948 egyptian flagship King Farouk sunk by Israel  

Oct 23   On this day in history eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer, dies at 71  

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

Oct 24   Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Oct 25   Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration in the year 1948.  

Oct 27   Albert Camus' "L'etat de Siege," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Oct 27   Israel recaptures Nizzanim in the Negev in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

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

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   2nd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Chicago in the year 1948.  

Nov 04   In the year 1948 tS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature  

Nov 09   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history "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   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1948 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   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   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1948 kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

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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