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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Dec 09   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 malayan Emergency: Batang Kali Massacre  

Dec 14   Reginald Owen Morris, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 17   In the year 1948 edgar Istel, composer, dies at 68  

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

Dec 18   On this day in history janet Fay, hammered to death by Honeymoon Killers  

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

Dec 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 second Chamber accept 2nd Police Action in Indonesia  

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

Dec 21   In the year 1948 seishiro Itagaki, Japanese General/min of War, hanged  

Dec 22   On this day in history kPIX TV channel 5 in San Francisco, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting  

Dec 23   On this day in history 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   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   First US house completely sunheated is occupied, Dover, Mass in the year 1948.  

Dec 26   On this day in history hungarian cardinal Mindszenty arrested  

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   In the year 1948 the IDF crosses the Egyptian border  

Dec 29   "Rape of Lucretia" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 23 performances in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

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

Dec 31   Malcolm Campbell, English race driver, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 Wycisło, Polish politician was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

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   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

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