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Historical Events In 1948

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Apr 14   Toronto Maple Leafs sweep Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history walter P Reuther, Pres (United Auto Workers), shot at his home  

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

Apr 15   In the year 1948 first Jewish-Arab military battle, arabs defeated  

Apr 15   Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh created in the year 1948.  

Apr 16   In the year 1948 babe Ruth, baseball legend, dies  

Apr 16   On this day in history organization for European Economic Cooperation (EEC) forms in Paris  

Apr 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 lockhead Hudson aircraft crashes at Lae, Papua New Guniea, claiming 37 lives.  

Apr 19   Gerard Cote wins his 4th Boston Marathon on this day in history.  

Apr 20   NYC hikes subway fare from 5 cents to 10 cents on this day in history.  

Apr 20   In the year 1948 walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit  

Apr 21   On this day in history 1st Polaroid camera was sold in US  

Apr 21   Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1948.  

Apr 22   WTVR TV channel 6 in Richmond, VA (CBS) begins broadcasting in the year 1948.  

Apr 23   KSTP TV channel 5 in St Paul-Minneapolis, MN (ABC) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  

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

Apr 26   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Arab legion attacks Gesher bridge on Jordan River in the year 1948.  

Apr 29   Bradman scores 107 Aust v Worcs, 152 mins, 15 fours in the year 1948.  

Apr 30   Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia in the year 1948.  

May 01   Christos Ladas, Greek minister of Justice, murdered on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1948 glenn Taylor, Idaho Senator, arrested in Birmingham AL for trying to enter a meeting through a door marked "for Negroes"  

May 01   On this day in history north Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea  

May 03   Pulitzer prize awarded to James Michener & Tennessee Williams in the year 1948.  

May 03   Pulitzer prize awarded to James Michener &Tennessee Williams in the year 1948.  

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

May 05   1st air squadron of jets aboard a carrier in the year 1948.  

May 05   In the year 1948 belgian Government of Spaak resigns  

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

May 06   "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances on this day in history.  

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

May 07   Nazi collaborator V-Mann Antonius van de Waals sentenced to death on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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

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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