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Historical Events In 1948

Monday, 04 July 2022

Feb 27   The Communist Party takes control in Czechoslovakia in the year 1948.  

Feb 28   The last British troops leave India on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976) in the year 1948.  

Feb 29   In the year 1948 stern-group bomb Cairo-Haifa train, 27 British soldiers died  

Mar 03   In the year 1948 antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51  

Mar 04   On this day in history antonin Artaud, French poet/actor (Napoleon), dies at 51  

Mar 05   In the year 1948 actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson  

Mar 05   On this day in history charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for S Africa), dies  

Mar 05   US rocket flies record 4800 KPH to 126k height in the year 1948.  

Mar 07   In the year 1948 nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death  

Mar 07   In the year 1948 the Dodecanese islands officially become part of Greece again, ending the Italian rule.  

Mar 08   On this day in history supreme Court rules relg instructions in pub schools unconstitutional  

Mar 09   Provisionary Indonesian government installed in Batavia on this day in history.  

Mar 10   1st civilian to exceed speed of sound-Herb H Hoover, Edwards AFB Ca in the year 1948.  

Mar 10   Jan Masaryk, Czech Foreign minister, commits suicide or is murdered in the year 1948.  

Mar 11   In the year 1948 1st black in the US Tennis Open (Reginald Weir)  

Mar 11   Jewish Agency of Jerusalem bombed on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1948 -5F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March  

Mar 12   In the year 1948 -5F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March  

Mar 13   10th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Baylor 58-42 in the year 1948.  

Mar 14   Freedom Train arrives in San Francisco in the year 1948.  

Mar 14   Freedom Train arrives in SF in the year 1948.  

Mar 15   In the year 1948 bradman scores 115 for the Australian cricket team v Western Australia  

Mar 15   Bradman scores 115 for the Australian cricket team vs Western Australia in the year 1948.  

Mar 15   On this day in history sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine  

Mar 18   In the year 1948 france & Great Britain & Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels  

Mar 18   In the year 1948 philips begin experimental TV broadcasting  

Mar 19   In the year 1948 lee Savold KOs Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds at Madison Square Garden, New York NY  

Mar 19   On this day in history lee Savold KOs Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds at MSG, NYC  

Mar 20   1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90 in the year 1948.  

Mar 20   On this day in history 20th Academy Awards "Gentleman's Agreement", Ronald Colman, Loretta Young win  

Mar 20   20th Academy Awards: "Gentleman's Agreement", Ronald Colman, Loretta Young win on this day in history.  

Mar 21   "Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1948 the birth of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Composer of 'Phantom of the Opera' and 'Cats'  

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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   On this day in history 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   Thom Mooney, rocker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Jan 14   In the year 1948 death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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