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Historical Events In 1948

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Nov 16   Operation Magic Carpet on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Britain's House of Commons votes to nationalize steel industry in the year 1948.  

Nov 19   Belgian govt of Spaak, forms on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history uS balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)  

Nov 23   Dr Frank G Back (NYC) patents lens to provide zoom effects on this day in history.  

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   Stanner E V Taylor, US director/writer (Lucky Jim, Ramona), dies at 71 in the year 1948.  

Nov 24   Ireland votes for independence from UK on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   On this day in history charles D Brown, actor (Eve Knew Her Apples), dies at 61  

Nov 25   On this day in history fort Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed  

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

Nov 26   On this day in history belgian govt of Spaak, resigns  

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

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

Nov 28   In the year 1948 "Hopalong Cassidy" premiers on TV  

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   In the year 1948 baseball's Negro National League disbands  

Nov 30   Franco Vittadini, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

Dec 04   "Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 48 performances on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 06   In the year 1948 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   Godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1948.  

Dec 08   "Marinka" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 168 performances on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz WycisÅ‚o, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

Jan 07   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   In the year 1948 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   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1948 death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

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