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Historical Events In 1948

Sunday, 17 January 2021

Oct 15   In the year 1948 china's Red army occupies Chinchov  

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 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   On this day in history "Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances  

Oct 16   Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history operation 10 Plagues  

Oct 18   [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies in the year 1948.  

Oct 19   In the year 1948 "My Romance" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances  

Oct 21   In the year 1948 beersheba liberated by Israeli army  

Oct 21   Facsimile high-speed radio transmission demonstrated in Washington DC on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies in the year 1948.  

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

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

Oct 24   Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War" on this day in history.  

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

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   Flag of Israel is adopted in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

Oct 31   In the year 1948 cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Han], writer, dies  

Nov 02   In the year 1948 truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters & newspapers  

Nov 02   In the year 1948 truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters and newspapers  

Nov 03   In the year 1948 2nd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Chicago  

Nov 04   TS Eliot wins Nobel Prize for literature in the year 1948.  

Nov 09   On this day in history edgar Kennedy, actor (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 58  

Nov 10   On this day in history julius Curtius, German foreign minister (1929- ), dies at 71  

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

Nov 12   Umberto Giordano, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 14   In the year 1948 prince Charles born  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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