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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Jan 23   On this day in history bradman scores 201 in 272 mins v India, 21 fours 1 six  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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   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   Executive Order 9981, end segregation in US Armed Forces signed in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 27   The first tape recorder sold in the year 1948.  

Jan 28   The birth of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Soviet ballet dancer on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1948 federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates  

Feb 01   Palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed in the year 1948.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history dick Button becomes 1st world figure skating champion from US  

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

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   "The Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time in the year 1948.  

Feb 05   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 birth of larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

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

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