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Historical Events In 1948

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Feb 27   The Communist Party takes control in Czechoslovakia on this day in history.  

Feb 28   The last British troops leave India in the year 1948.  

Feb 29   Nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976) on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Stern-group bomb Cairo-Haifa train, 27 British soldiers died on this day in history.  

Mar 03   Antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Antonin Artaud, French poet/actor (Napoleon), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Mar 05   On this day in history actor Eli Wallach marries actress Anne Jackson  

Mar 05   In the year 1948 charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for S Africa), dies  

Mar 05   US rocket flies record 4800 KPH to 126k height on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death  

Mar 07   On this day in history the Dodecanese islands officially become part of Greece again, ending the Italian rule.  

Mar 08   Supreme Court rules relg instructions in pub schools unconstitutional in the year 1948.  

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

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

Mar 10   Jan Masaryk, Czech Foreign minister, commits suicide or is murdered on this day in history.  

Mar 11   1st black in the US Tennis Open (Reginald Weir) on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history jewish Agency of Jerusalem bombed  

Mar 12   On this day in history -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   On this day in history 10th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Baylor 58-42  

Mar 14   In the year 1948 freedom Train arrives in San Francisco  

Mar 14   Freedom Train arrives in SF on this day in history.  

Mar 15   On this day in history bradman scores 115 for the Australian cricket team v Western Australia  

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

Mar 15   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history philips begin experimental TV broadcasting  

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

Mar 19   Lee Savold KOs Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds at MSG, NYC in the year 1948.  

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

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

Mar 20   20th Academy Awards: "Gentleman's Agreement", Ronald Colman, Loretta Young win in the year 1948.  

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

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

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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   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 in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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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