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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  

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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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz WycisÅ‚o, Polish politician was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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