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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

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

Dec 10   UN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights on this day in history.  

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

Dec 12   Malayan Emergency: Batang Kali Massacre on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Dec 20   C Aubrey Smith, actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Dec 20   Second Chamber accept 2nd Police Action in Indonesia in the year 1948.  

Dec 21   On this day in history o'Neil Place in the Bronx erronously renamed O'Neill Place  

Dec 21   Seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged in the year 1948.  

Dec 22   KPIX TV channel 5 in San Francisco, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Dec 24   In the year 1948 first US house completely sunheated is occupied, Dover, Mass  

Dec 26   Hungarian cardinal Mindszenty arrested in the year 1948.  

Dec 28   On this day in history iDF crosses Egyptian border  

Dec 28   Mahmud Nokrashy Pasha, PM of Egypt (19..-48), assassinated on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history the IDF crosses the Egyptian border  

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

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

Dec 30   In the year 1948 "Kiss Me, Kate" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 1077 performances  

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

Dec 31   Dutch police actions up Java gone on strike on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

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   On this day in history 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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