Historical Events In 1948
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 08 Alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1948.
May 08 In the year 1948 bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours
May 08 Bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours in the year 1948.
May 10 The first attack by Egyptian irregular forces at Kfar Darom Israel on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 1948 winston Churchill visits The Hague
May 11 Haganah takes control of Safed & port of Haifa in the year 1948.
May 11 In the year 1948 luigi Einaudi elected President of Italy
May 12 In the year 1948 isidor Achron, composer, dies at 55
May 12 On this day in history queen Wilhelmina resigns
May 14 On this day in history israel declares independence from under British administration
May 14 On this day in history israeli Radio Station Kol Yisrael's first broadcast
May 14 Jewish provisional government formed as British Mandate for Palestine ends in the year 1948.
May 14 In the year 1948 jordan's Arab League captures Atarot, north of Jerusalem
May 14 On this day in history pM David Ben-Gurion establishes State of Israel
May 14 US grants Israel de facto recognition in the year 1948.
May 14 On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak
May 15 In the year 1948 28 year old British Mandate over Palestine ends
May 15 Australia scores 721 runs in one day vs Essex, world record on this day in history.
May 15 In the year 1948 bradman scores 187 Australia vs Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five
May 15 In the year 1948 egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel
May 16 On this day in history cBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece
May 16 On this day in history chaim Weizmann elected first President of Israel
May 16 On this day in history egyptians enter the Gaza
May 16 Israel issues its first postage stamps on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1948 israel liberates Acre, Nebi Yusha & Telel-Kadi
May 17 Soviet Union recognized Israel on this day in history.
May 18 "Ballet Ballads" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 62 performances on this day in history.
May 18 On this day in history arab Legion captures fort on Mount Scopus
May 18 On this day in history saudi Arabia joins invasion of Israel
May 20 In the year 1948 1st use of Israeli Air Force & 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army
May 20 On this day in history the first use of Israeli Air Force & first war victory, defeating Syrian army
May 21 In the year 1948 nY Yank Joe Dimaggio hits for cycle (single, double, triple, HR)
May 22 Claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57 on this day in history.
May 23 In the year 1948 joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns