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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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

Feb 28   In the year 1948 the last British troops leave India  

Feb 29   In the year 1948 nikolai Pimenov, USSR, coxless pair rowers (Olympic-silver-1976)  

Feb 29   On this day in history stern-group bomb Cairo-Haifa train, 27 British soldiers died  

Mar 03   Antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51 in the year 1948.  

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

Mar 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 uS rocket flies record 4800 KPH to 126k height  

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

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

Mar 08   Supreme Court rules relg instructions in pub schools unconstitutional on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Provisionary Indonesian government installed in Batavia in the year 1948.  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1948 jewish Agency of Jerusalem bombed  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history -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   On this day in history freedom Train arrives in San Francisco  

Mar 14   In the year 1948 freedom Train arrives in SF  

Mar 15   In the year 1948 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   Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine in the year 1948.  

Mar 18   France & Great Britain & Benelux sign Treaty of Brussels in the year 1948.  

Mar 18   Philips begin experimental TV broadcasting in the year 1948.  

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

Mar 19   Lee Savold KOs Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds at MSG, NYC on this day in history.  

Mar 20   1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90 on this day in history.  

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 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' on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

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

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1948 ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

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