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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 03 August 2021

Jan 23   Bradman scores 201 in 272 mins v India, 21 fours 1 six on this day in history.  

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   Huston's "Treasure of Sierra Madre" starring Humphrey Bogart opens in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history australia all out 674 vs India (Bradman 201, Hassett 198*)  

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

Jan 24   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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   In the year 1948 executive Order981, which puts an end to segregation in US Armed Forces, is signed  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 27   In the year 1948 the first tape recorder sold  

Jan 28   On this day in history the birth of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Soviet ballet dancer  

Jan 29   On this day in history "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 188 perfs  

Jan 30   In the year 1948 5th Winter Olympic games open in St Moritz, Switzerland  

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

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

Jan 31   J D Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Banana Fish" appears in NY on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1948 federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates  

Feb 01   Palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history president Truman urges congress to adopt a civil rights program  

Feb 03   Dick Button becomes 1st world figure skating champion from US in the year 1948.  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1948 ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Feb 04   On this day in history sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares independence from UK  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history "The Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time  

Feb 05   Dick Button becomes first US figure skating Olympics champion in the year 1948.  

Feb 05   Gretchen Fraser becomes first US woman Olympics slalom champion on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

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

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

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