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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 22 April 2021

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

Mar 25   Warren Hymer, actor (Show Them No Mercy), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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   The Second Congress of the Workers Party of North Korea is convened on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 29   Drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Mar 31   In the year 1948 the birth of Al Gore, American senator and vice-president  

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   On this day in history 1st US figure skating championships held  

Apr 03   In the year 1948 harry Truman signs Marshall Plan ($5B aid to 16 European countries)  

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

Apr 03   In the year 1948 the first US figure skating championships held  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1948.  

Apr 07   On this day in history world Health Organization established by UN  

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

Apr 08   In the year 1948 josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40  

Apr 08   On this day in history soen Nakagawa & Nyogen Senzaki (Zen teachers) meet in SF  

Apr 09   Massacre at Deir Yassin in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

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

Apr 14   A flash of light is observed in the crater Plato on the Moon in the year 1948.  

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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 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   In the year 1948 birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born in the year 1948.  

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   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   In the year 1948 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   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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