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Historical Events In 1948

Monday, 21 September 2020

Mar 23   On this day in history john Cunningham sets world altitude record (54,492' (18,133 m))  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Mar 27   On this day in history nikita Krushchev becomes the new leader of the Soviet Union  

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   In the year 1948 drachtster Boys soccer team forms in Drachten  

Mar 31   On this day in history congress passes Marshall Aid Act to rehabilitate war-torn Europe  

Mar 31   In the year 1948 egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Raging Reporter), dies at 62  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   In the year 1948 world Health Organisation (WHO) established  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 massacre at Deir Yassin.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1948 birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

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

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

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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