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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Mar 23   In the year 1948 john Cunningham sets world altitude record (54,492' (18,133 m))  

Mar 25   Warren Hymer, actor (Show Them No Mercy), dies at 42 in the year 1948.  

Mar 26   In the year 1948 helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43  

Mar 27   In the year 1948 karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64  

Mar 27   Nikita Krushchev becomes the new leader of the Soviet Union in the year 1948.  

Mar 27   On this day in history the Second Congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened.  

Mar 28   In the year 1948 2nd Tony Awards Mister Roberts win  

Mar 28   2nd Tony Awards: Mister Roberts win in the year 1948.  

Mar 29   Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1948 congress passes Marshall Aid Act to rehabilitate war-torn Europe  

Mar 31   Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Raging Reporter), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   The birth of Al Gore, American senator and vice-president on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Helicopter Utility Squadron, HU-1, the first of its type in the U.S. Navy, was established at NAS\ Lakehurst on this day in history.  

Apr 03   1st US figure skating championships held in the year 1948.  

Apr 03   Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan ($5B aid to 16 European countries) on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to restore Europe in the year 1948.  

Apr 03   The first US figure skating championships held on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1948 uS female Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill  

Apr 03   On this day in history uS male Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Apr 04   In the year 1948 84-year-old Connie Mack challenges 78-year-old Clark Griffith to a race from home to 1st base; it ends in a tie  

Apr 04   In the year 1948 84-year-old Connie Mack challenges 78-year-old Clark Griffith to a race from home to first base; it ends in a tie  

Apr 05   On this day in history wGN TV channel 9 in Chicago IL (IND) begins broadcasting  

Apr 05   WGN TV channel 9 in Chicago, IL (IND) begins broadcasting in the year 1948.  

Apr 07   World Health Organisation (WHO) established on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1948 world Health Organization established by UN  

Apr 07   World Health Organization forms by UN on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Soen Nakagawa & Nyogen Senzaki (Zen teachers) meet in SF on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1948 massacre at Deir Yassin.  

Apr 10   In the year 1948 jewish Hagana repells an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek  

Apr 10   On this day in history jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek  

Apr 11   In the year 1948 12th Golf Masters Championship: Claude Harmon wins, shooting a 279  

Apr 13   On this day in history 75 scientists ambushed on way to Mount Scopus  

Apr 14   On this day in history a flash of light is observed in the crater Plato on the Moon  

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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   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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