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Historical Events In 1948

Sunday, 28 February 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 27   On this day in history the first tape recorder sold  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1948 "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   In the year 1948 mahatma Gandhi, India's political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi  

Jan 30   In the year 1948 mahatma Gandhi, Indian political and spiritual leader, is assassinated by a Hindu extremist.  

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

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

Feb 01   On this day in history federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates  

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

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   Dick Button becomes first world figure skating champion from US in the year 1948.  

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

Feb 04   Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares independence from UK on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1948 "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   In the year 1948 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   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   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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