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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Apr 14   On this day in history toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup  

Apr 14   Walter P Reuther, Pres (United Auto Workers), shot at his home on this day in history.  

Apr 15   1st Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated in the year 1948.  

Apr 15   On this day in history first Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated  

Apr 15   On this day in history indian territory of Himachal Pradesh created  

Apr 16   Babe Ruth, baseball legend, dies in the year 1948.  

Apr 16   In the year 1948 organization for European Economic Cooperation (EEC) forms in Paris  

Apr 17   In the year 1948 johan P earl of Limburg Stirum, diplomat, dies at 75  

Apr 18   International Court of Justice opens at Hague Netherlands on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Lockhead Hudson aircraft crashes at Lae, Papua New Guniea, claiming 37 lives on this day in history.  

Apr 19   Gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon in the year 1948.  

Apr 20   In the year 1948 nYC hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents  

Apr 20   Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1948 1st Polaroid camera was sold in US  

Apr 21   On this day in history carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer, dies at 66  

Apr 22   WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1948 kSTP TV channel 5 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (ABC) 1st broadcast  

Apr 24   Joseph Wihtol, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history the XP-86 prototype for the Sabre Jet first "officially" breaks the sound barrier. The first operational F-86A Sabres entered service in May of the same year  

Apr 27   In the year 1948 arab legion attacks Gesher bridge on Jordan River  

Apr 29   On this day in history bradman scores 107 Aust v Worcs, 152 mins, 15 fours  

Apr 30   Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered  

May 01   On this day in history glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham AL for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes"  

May 01   In the year 1948 north Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea  

May 03   Pulitzer prize awarded to James Michener & Tennessee Williams on this day in history.  

May 03   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to James Michener &Tennessee Williams  

May 04   In the year 1948 the Hague Court of Justice convicts Hans Rauter (SS) to the death  

May 05   On this day in history 1st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier  

May 05   Belgian Government of Spaak resigns on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1948 the first air squadron of jets aboard a carrier  

May 06   In the year 1948 "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances  

May 06   On this day in history 43 communist rebels, executed in Athens  

May 07   On this day in history nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 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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