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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 23   In the year 1948 bradman scores 201 in 272 mins v India, 21 fours 1 six  

Jan 23   In the year 1948 bradman scores 201 in 272 minutes vs India, 21 fours 1 six  

Jan 23   Gen. Eisenhower said he could not accept a presidential nomination from either party; four years later, he ran as a Republican and was elected 34th president of the United States in the year 1948.  

Jan 23   In the year 1948 huston's "Treasure of Sierra Madre" starring Humphrey Bogart opens  

Jan 23   Test debut of Neil Harvey, vs India at Adelaide in the year 1948.  

Jan 24   On this day in history "Music in My Heart" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 perfs  

Jan 24   Australia all out 674 vs India (Bradman 201, Hassett 198*) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history dutch Liberal Party forms-People's party for Freedom &Democracy (VVD)  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 in the Philippine Islands a 8.2 earthquake occurred near the southwest coast of Panay. Over $3.5 million property damage was sustained in the islands, and 72 people were killed.  

Jan 25   In the year 1948 investors Syndicate of Canada incorporates Investors Mutual of Canada Ltd.; Canada's first public mutual fund will be first sold to the public in 1950  

Jan 26   Executive Order 9981, end segregation in US Armed Forces signed on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history executive Order981, which puts an end to segregation in US Armed Forces, is signed  

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

Jan 27   1st locomotive to carry 1,000,000 pounds (450,000 kg) operates on this day in history.  

Jan 27   The first locomotive to carry 1,000,000 pounds (450,000 kg) operates on this day in history.  

Jan 27   The first tape recorder sold on this day in history.  

Jan 28   The birth of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Soviet ballet dancer in the year 1948.  

Jan 29   "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 188 perfs in the year 1948.  

Jan 30   5th Winter Olympic games open in St Moritz, Switzerland on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history mahatma Gandhi, India's political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi  

Jan 30   On this day in history mahatma Gandhi, Indian political and spiritual leader, is assassinated by a Hindu extremist.  

Jan 31   In the year 1948 j D Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Banana Fish" appears in NY  

Jan 31   Magnetic tape recorder developed by Wireway on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1948 palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed  

Feb 02   President Truman urges congress to adopt a civil rights program on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Dick Button becomes 1st world figure skating champion from US on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history dick Button becomes first world figure skating champion from US  

Feb 04   Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gains independence from Britain (National Day) in the year 1948.  

Feb 04   Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares independence from UK in the year 1948.  

Feb 05   In the year 1948 "Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time  

Feb 05   "The Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time in the year 1948.  

Feb 05   On this day in history dick Button becomes first US figure skating Olympics champion  

Feb 05   In the year 1948 gretchen Fraser becomes first US woman Olympics slalom champion  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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