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Historical Events In 1948

Monday, 28 September 2020

Feb 05   On this day in history johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64  

Feb 06   1st radio-controlled airplane flown in the year 1948.  

Feb 06   In the year 1948 bradman retires hurt, 57 in his last Test Cricket innings in Australia  

Feb 06   First radio-controlled airplane flown on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator, dies at 38  

Feb 07   In the year 1948 "Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 performances  

Feb 07   On this day in history "Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 perfs  

Feb 07   "Red" McKenzie, blues-jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history u.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Army chief of staff, and is succeeded by General Omar Bradley.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 5th Winter Olympic games close at St Moritz, Switzerland  

Feb 08   In the year 1948 5th Winter Olympics games close at St Moritz, Switzerland  

Feb 09   Karl Valentin, German comic/writer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history wLWT TV channel 5 in Cincinnati, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Feb 10   In the year 1948 ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies  

Feb 10   Greek General Markos' guerrilla army bombs Saloniki on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut Eng v WI, out for 140  

Feb 11   On this day in history billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut England vs West Indies, out for 140  

Feb 11   On this day in history john Costello follows Eamon Da Valera as premier of Ireland  

Feb 11   In the year 1948 sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50  

Feb 11   Test Cricket debut of Frank Worrell, vs England Port-of-Spain on this day in history.  

Feb 12   In the year 1948 1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps  

Feb 13   Andy Ganteaume scores 112 for W Indies in only Test Cricket innings in the year 1948.  

Feb 13   On this day in history ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Lannoy &Baugniet of Belgium  

Feb 13   In the year 1948 men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Richard Button USA  

Feb 13   On this day in history wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England  

Feb 15   On this day in history mao Zedong's army occupies Yenan  

Feb 16   On this day in history 1st newsreel telecast, "20th Century Fox-Movietone News" shown on NBC  

Feb 16   Miranda, famous moon of Uranus, photographed for first time on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history czechoslovakia's non-communist minister resigns  

Feb 21   Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1948.  

Feb 21   On this day in history nASCAR is incorporated.  

Feb 22   Arabs bomb attack in Jerusalem, 50 die on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Communist Party seizes complete control of Czechoslovakia on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history communists seize Czechoslovakia/C Gottwald becomes premier  

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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 in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 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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