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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Dec 09   In the year 1948 uN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide  

Dec 10   In the year 1948 uN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights  

Dec 11   WHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Dec 12   In the year 1948 malayan Emergency: Batang Kali Massacre  

Dec 14   In the year 1948 reginald Owen Morris, composer, dies at 62  

Dec 15   Former state department official Alger Hiss indicted in NYC for perjury in the year 1948.  

Dec 15   Former state dept official Alger Hiss indicted in NYC for perjury on this day in history.  

Dec 16   "Lend an Ear" opens at National Theater NYC for 460 performances on this day in history.  

Dec 17   Edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Indonesia begins it's 2nd political election in the year 1948.  

Dec 18   In the year 1948 janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers  

Dec 19   In the year 1948 2nd political action of Java/Sumatra  

Dec 19   8th largest snowfall in NYC history (15.3") in the year 1948.  

Dec 20   In the year 1948 c Aubrey Smith, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 85  

Dec 20   Second Chamber accept 2nd Police Action in Indonesia on this day in history.  

Dec 21   In the year 1948 o'Neil Place in the Bronx erronously renamed O'Neill Place  

Dec 21   Seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged on this day in history.  

Dec 22   In the year 1948 kPIX TV channel 5 in San Francisco, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Dec 23   In the year 1948 former Japanese prime minister is executed along with six other top Japanese leaders for their war crimes during World War II  

Dec 23   On this day in history hideki Tojo, Japan PM (1941-44) & 6 Japs, hanged for war crimes at 64  

Dec 24   On this day in history 1st US house completely sunheated is occupied (Dover Mass)  

Dec 24   Canada formally recognizes the state of Israel on this day in history.  

Dec 24   First US house completely sunheated is occupied, Dover, Mass on this day in history.  

Dec 26   Hungarian cardinal Mindszenty arrested in the year 1948.  

Dec 28   On this day in history iDF crosses Egyptian border  

Dec 28   In the year 1948 mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated  

Dec 28   The IDF crosses the Egyptian border on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history "Rape of Lucretia" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 23 performances  

Dec 29   On this day in history uS State Department announces work on placing objects into Earth orbit  

Dec 30   "Kiss Me, Kate" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 1077 performances on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Cole Porter's musical Kiss Me, Kate opens on Broadway in the year 1948.  

Dec 31   Dutch police actions up Java gone on strike in the year 1948.  

Dec 31   In the year 1948 malcolm Campbell, English race driver, dies at 63  

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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   In the year 1948 birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1948 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died in the year 1948.  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

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

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

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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