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Historical Events In 1948

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Nov 16   On this day in history operation Magic Carpet  

Nov 17   In the year 1948 britain's House of Commons votes to nationalize steel industry  

Nov 19   In the year 1948 belgian govt of Spaak, forms  

Nov 20   US balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record) on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history lens to provide zoom effects patented-FG Back  

Nov 23   On this day in history stanner E V Taylor, US director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71  

Nov 24   On this day in history ireland votes for independence from UK  

Nov 24   On this day in history raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer, dies at 64  

Nov 25   In the year 1948 charles D Brown, actor (Eve Knew Her Apples), dies at 61  

Nov 25   Fort Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed in the year 1948.  

Nov 25   Ft Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed on this day in history.  

Nov 26   Belgian govt of Spaak, resigns in the year 1948.  

Nov 27   On this day in history 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7  

Nov 28   "Hopalong Cassidy" premieres on TV in the year 1948.  

Nov 28   "Hopalong Cassidy" premiers on TV on this day in history.  

Nov 29   "Kukla, Fran, & Ollie" debuted on NBC in the year 1948.  

Nov 29   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1948 baseball's Negro National League disbands  

Nov 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history stan Musial is picked NL MVP  

Dec 03   "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss) in the year 1948.  

Dec 03   Chinese refugee ship "Kiangya" explodes in E China Sea, killing 1,100 in the year 1948.  

Dec 03   First US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in in the year 1948.  

Dec 04   In the year 1948 "Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 48 performances  

Dec 04   Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies on this day in history.  

Dec 05   NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions in the year 1948.  

Dec 06   On this day in history 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.  

Dec 07   On this day in history godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35  

Dec 08   In the year 1948 "Marinka" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 168 performances  

Dec 09   In the year 1948 sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz WycisÅ‚o, Polish politician  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1948 ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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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