Historical Events In 1948
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Nov 16 In the year 1948 operation Magic Carpet
Nov 17 Britain's House of Commons votes to nationalize steel industry on this day in history.
Nov 19 Belgian govt of Spaak, forms in the year 1948.
Nov 20 On this day in history uS balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)
Nov 23 In the year 1948 dr Frank G Back (NYC) patents lens to provide zoom effects
Nov 23 Formation of the Australian Regiment, which becomes the Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) on 10mar1949 on this day in history.
Nov 23 Lens to provide zoom effects patented-FG Back on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1948 stanner E V Taylor, US director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71
Nov 24 Ireland votes for independence from UK on this day in history.
Nov 24 Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1948.
Nov 25 Charles D Brown, actor (Eve Knew Her Apples), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Nov 25 Fort Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history ft Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed
Nov 26 In the year 1948 belgian govt of Spaak, resigns
Nov 27 In the year 1948 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7
Nov 28 On this day in history "Hopalong Cassidy" premieres on TV
Nov 28 "Hopalong Cassidy" premiers on TV on this day in history.
Nov 29 On this day in history "Kukla, Fran, & Ollie" debuted on NBC
Nov 29 On this day in history australian Prime Minister Ben Chifley and 1,200 hundred other people attended the unveiling of the first car to be manufactured entirely in Australia--an ivory-colored motor car officially designated the 48-215, but fondly known as the Holden FX.
Nov 30 Baseball's Negro National League disbands in the year 1948.
Nov 30 In the year 1948 franco Vittadini, composer, dies at 64
Nov 30 In the year 1948 soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin
Dec 01 Arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan, King of Palestine on this day in history.
Dec 02 Stan Musial is picked NL MVP in the year 1948.
Dec 03 "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss) in the year 1948.
Dec 03 On this day in history chinese refugee ship "Kiangya" explodes in E China Sea, killing 1,100
Dec 03 First US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in on this day in history.
Dec 04 "Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 48 performances in the year 1948.
Dec 04 In the year 1948 karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies
Dec 05 On this day in history nY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions
Dec 06 Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts debuted on CBS-TV. The show introduced such talent as Pat Boone, The Chordettes, Carmel Quinn, The McGuire Sisters, Rosemary Clooney, Tony Bennett, Connie Francis, Steve Lawrence and Al Martino in the year 1948.
Dec 07 Godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.
Dec 08 "Marinka" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 168 performances in the year 1948.
Dec 09 In the year 1948 sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies