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Historical Events In 1948

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Mar 23   John Cunningham sets world altitude record (54,492' (18,133 m)) in the year 1948.  

Mar 25   On this day in history warren Hymer, actor (Show Them No Mercy), dies at 42  

Mar 26   Helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 27   In the year 1948 the Second Congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened.  

Mar 28   2nd Tony Awards Mister Roberts win on this day in history.  

Mar 28   2nd Tony Awards: Mister Roberts win on this day in history.  

Mar 29   In the year 1948 drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten  

Mar 31   Congress passes Marshall Aid Act to rehabilitate war-torn Europe in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

Apr 03   1st US figure skating championships held on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to restore Europe  

Apr 03   On this day in history the first US figure skating championships held  

Apr 03   US female Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill in the year 1948.  

Apr 03   US male Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 07   World Health Organization established by UN in the year 1948.  

Apr 07   World Health Organization forms by UN in the year 1948.  

Apr 08   On this day in history josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40  

Apr 08   In the year 1948 soen Nakagawa & Nyogen Senzaki (Zen teachers) meet in SF  

Apr 09   Massacre at Deir Yassin on this day in history.  

Apr 10   Jewish Hagana repells an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek in the year 1948.  

Apr 10   Jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek on this day in history.  

Apr 11   On this day in history 12th Golf Masters Championship: Claude Harmon wins, shooting a 279  

Apr 13   75 scientists ambushed on way to Mount Scopus in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1948 death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

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 on this day in history.  

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