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Historical Events In 1948

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Nov 16   Operation Magic Carpet in the year 1948.  

Nov 17   Britain's House of Commons votes to nationalize steel industry on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history belgian govt of Spaak, forms  

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

Nov 23   Dr Frank G Back (NYC) patents lens to provide zoom effects in the year 1948.  

Nov 23   On this day in history formation of the Australian Regiment, which becomes the Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) on 10mar1949  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Nov 24   Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   In the year 1948 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   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   In the year 1948 "Hopalong Cassidy" premiers on TV  

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

Nov 29   In the year 1948 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   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   In the year 1948 arabic Congress names Abdullah of Trans Jordan, King of Palestine  

Dec 02   In the year 1948 stan Musial is picked NL MVP  

Dec 03   On this day in history "Pumpkin Papers" come to light (claimed to be from Alger Hiss)  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1948 first US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in  

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

Dec 04   In the year 1948 karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies  

Dec 05   NY Giant Charley Conerly sets NFL record of 36 pass completions on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1948 godfrey Turner, composer, dies at 35  

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

Dec 09   Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies in the year 1948.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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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