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Historical Events In 1948

Monday, 21 September 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   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   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 in the year 1948.  

Oct 18   On this day in history operation 10 Plagues  

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

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

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   Augustyn Hlond, Polish cardinal, dies on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   Eugeniusz Morawsky-Dabrowa, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1948 bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"  

Oct 24   Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78 in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

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

Oct 30   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 09   Edgar Kennedy, actor (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 12   Japanese premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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   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   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1948 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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