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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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.  

Jan 23   On this day in history huston's "Treasure of Sierra Madre" starring Humphrey Bogart opens  

Jan 23   In the year 1948 test debut of Neil Harvey, vs India at Adelaide  

Jan 24   "Music in My Heart" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 perfs in the year 1948.  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 australia all out 674 vs India (Bradman 201, Hassett 198*)  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 dutch Liberal Party forms-People's party for Freedom &Democracy (VVD)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history executive Order 9981, end segregation in US Armed Forces signed  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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

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   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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history magnetic tape recorder developed by Wireway  

Feb 01   Federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates in the year 1948.  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1948 president Truman urges congress to adopt a civil rights program  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   Dick Button becomes first US figure skating Olympics champion on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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