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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

Dec 09   UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide in the year 1948.  

Dec 10   UN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the year 1948.  

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   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 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Dec 18   On this day in history indonesia begins it's 2nd political election  

Dec 18   Janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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

Dec 21   On this day in history seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged  

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   Hideki Tojo, Japan PM (1941-44) & 6 Japs, hanged for war crimes at 64 in the year 1948.  

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

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

Dec 24   On this day in history first US house completely sunheated is occupied, Dover, Mass  

Dec 26   Hungarian cardinal Mindszenty arrested in the year 1948.  

Dec 28   IDF crosses Egyptian border in the year 1948.  

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

Dec 28   In the year 1948 the IDF crosses the Egyptian border  

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

Dec 29   US State Department announces work on placing objects into Earth orbit in the year 1948.  

Dec 30   On this day in history "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 in the year 1948.  

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   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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 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   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   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

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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