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Historical Events In 1948

Sunday, 26 September 2021

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   On this day in history helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43  

Mar 27   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

Apr 03   On this day in history uS female Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill  

Apr 03   US male Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button in the year 1948.  

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 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 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   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   World Health Organization established by UN on this day in history.  

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

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   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   75 scientists ambushed on way to Mount Scopus on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

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   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   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died in the year 1948.  

Jan 19   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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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