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Historical Events In 1948

Friday, 22 January 2021

Nov 16   In the year 1948 operation Magic Carpet  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Ireland votes for independence from UK in the year 1948.  

Nov 24   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 fort Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed  

Nov 25   In the year 1948 ft Funston's 16-inch coastal guns removed  

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

Nov 27   36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Nov 30   Baseball's Negro National League disbands in the year 1948.  

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   Stan Musial is picked NL MVP in the year 1948.  

Dec 03   In the year 1948 "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 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   First US woman army officer not in medical corps sworn-in on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz WycisÅ‚o, Polish politician  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1948 death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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