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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Feb 05   Johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64 in the year 1948.  

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

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

Feb 06   On this day in history first radio-controlled airplane flown  

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

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

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   In the year 1948 u.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigns as Army chief of staff, and is succeeded by General Omar Bradley.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   WLWT TV channel 5 in Cincinnati, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1948 greek General Markos' guerrilla army bombs Saloniki  

Feb 11   In the year 1948 billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut Eng v WI, out for 140  

Feb 11   In the year 1948 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   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   In the year 1948 1st Lt Nancy Leftenant becomes 1st black in army nursing corps  

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

Feb 13   Wright Flyer, 1st plane to fly, returns to US from England in the year 1948.  

Feb 15   Mao Zedong's army occupies Yenan on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1948 1st newsreel telecast, "20th Century Fox-Movietone News" shown on NBC  

Feb 16   In the year 1948 miranda, famous moon of Uranus, photographed for first time  

Feb 20   Czechoslovakia's non-communist minister resigns in the year 1948.  

Feb 21   Frederick Archibald Lamond, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   NASCAR is incorporated on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history arabs bomb attack in Jerusalem, 50 die  

Feb 24   In the year 1948 communist Party seizes complete control of Czechoslovakia  

Feb 25   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

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   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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   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   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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