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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 26   Executive Order981, which puts an end to segregation in US Armed Forces, is signed on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 the first locomotive to carry 1,000,000 pounds (450,000 kg) operates  

Jan 27   In the year 1948 the first tape recorder sold  

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

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   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history j D Salinger's "A Perfect Day for Banana Fish" appears in NY  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   President Truman urges congress to adopt a civil rights program in the year 1948.  

Feb 03   In the year 1948 dick Button becomes 1st world figure skating champion from US  

Feb 03   In the year 1948 dick Button becomes first world figure skating champion from US  

Feb 04   On this day in history ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gains independence from Britain (National Day)  

Feb 04   In the year 1948 sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares independence from UK  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died in the year 1948.  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.  

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

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