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Historical Events In 1948

Monday, 21 September 2020

May 08   Alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1948.  

May 08   Bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

May 10   Winston Churchill visits The Hague on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history haganah takes control of Safed & port of Haifa  

May 11   On this day in history luigi Einaudi elected President of Italy  

May 12   Isidor Achron, composer, dies at 55 on this day in history.  

May 12   Queen Wilhelmina resigns on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history israel declares independence from under British administration  

May 14   Israeli Radio Station Kol Yisrael's first broadcast on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1948 jewish provisional government formed as British Mandate for Palestine ends  

May 14   On this day in history 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   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  

May 15   28 year old British Mandate over Palestine ends in the year 1948.  

May 15   In the year 1948 australia scores 721 runs in one day vs Essex, world record  

May 15   Bradman scores 187 Australia vs Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five in the year 1948.  

May 15   Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel in the year 1948.  

May 16   CBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece on this day in history.  

May 16   Chaim Weizmann elected first President of Israel on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history egyptians enter the Gaza  

May 16   In the year 1948 israel issues its first postage stamps  

May 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

May 18   Arab Legion captures fort on Mount Scopus on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1948 saudi Arabia joins invasion of Israel  

May 20   1st use of Israeli Air Force & 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army on this day in history.  

May 20   The first use of Israeli Air Force & first war victory, defeating Syrian army in the year 1948.  

May 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

May 23   In the year 1948 joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns  

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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   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

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

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 in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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