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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

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   In the year 1948 robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator, dies at 38  

Feb 07   "Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 performances on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   "Red" McKenzie, blues-jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), dies in the year 1948.  

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

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   In the year 1948 karl Valentin, German comic/writer, dies at 65  

Feb 09   In the year 1948 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 in the year 1948.  

Feb 11   Billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut Eng v WI, out for 140 in the year 1948.  

Feb 11   In the year 1948 billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut England vs West Indies, out for 140  

Feb 11   John Costello follows Eamon Da Valera as premier of Ireland in the year 1948.  

Feb 11   On this day in history sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50  

Feb 11   Test Cricket debut of Frank Worrell, vs England Port-of-Spain in the year 1948.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps  

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

Feb 13   In the year 1948 ice Pairs Championship at Davos won by Lannoy &Baugniet of Belgium  

Feb 13   On this day in history men's Figure Skating Championship in Davos won by Richard Button USA  

Feb 13   In the year 1948 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   Czechoslovakia's non-communist minister resigns in the year 1948.  

Feb 21   On this day in history frederick Archibald Lamond, composer, dies at 80  

Feb 21   On this day in history nASCAR is incorporated.  

Feb 22   In the year 1948 arabs bomb attack in Jerusalem, 50 die  

Feb 24   Communist Party seizes complete control of Czechoslovakia in the year 1948.  

Feb 25   Communists seize Czechoslovakia/C Gottwald becomes premier 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 03   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born in the year 1948.  

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   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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies in the year 1948.  

Jan 08   In the year 1948 kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

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   In the year 1948 ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

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

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