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Historical Events In 1948

Saturday, 04 December 2021

Dec 09   On this day in history uN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide  

Dec 10   On this day in history uN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights  

Dec 11   In the year 1948 wHEN (now WTVH) TV channel 5 in Syracuse, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Dec 12   On this day in history malayan Emergency: Batang Kali Massacre  

Dec 14   Reginald Owen Morris, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1948.  

Dec 15   In the year 1948 former state department official Alger Hiss indicted in NYC for perjury  

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

Dec 16   In the year 1948 "Lend an Ear" opens at National Theater NYC for 460 performances  

Dec 17   On this day in history edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68  

Dec 18   Indonesia begins it's 2nd political election on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers in the year 1948.  

Dec 19   On this day in history 2nd political action of Java/Sumatra  

Dec 19   8th largest snowfall in NYC history (15.3") on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Dec 21   O'Neil Place in the Bronx erronously renamed O'Neill Place on this day in history.  

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   Former Japanese prime minister is executed along with six other top Japanese leaders for their war crimes during World War II on this day in history.  

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

Dec 24   1st US house completely sunheated is occupied (Dover Mass) in the year 1948.  

Dec 24   On this day in history canada formally recognizes the state of Israel.  

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

Dec 26   Hungarian cardinal Mindszenty arrested on this day in history.  

Dec 28   IDF crosses Egyptian border in the year 1948.  

Dec 28   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

Dec 30   Cole Porter's musical Kiss Me, Kate opens on Broadway on this day in history.  

Dec 31   In the year 1948 dutch police actions up Java gone on strike  

Dec 31   Malcolm Campbell, English race driver, dies at 63 in the year 1948.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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   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   In the year 1948 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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

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

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