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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

May 08   Alfred Holy, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

May 08   In the year 1948 bradman scores 146 Aust v Surrey, 174 mins, 15 fours  

May 08   On this day in history bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours  

May 10   The first attack by Egyptian irregular forces at Kfar Darom Israel on this day in history.  

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

May 11   In the year 1948 haganah takes control of Safed & port of Haifa  

May 11   Luigi Einaudi elected President of Italy on this day in history.  

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

May 12   In the year 1948 queen Wilhelmina resigns  

May 14   Israel declares independence from under British administration in the year 1948.  

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

May 14   Jewish provisional government formed as British Mandate for Palestine ends on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1948 jordan's Arab League captures Atarot, north of Jerusalem  

May 14   PM David Ben-Gurion establishes State of Israel on this day in history.  

May 14   US grants Israel de facto recognition on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  

May 15   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 soviet Union recognized Israel  

May 18   "Ballet Ballads" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 62 performances in the year 1948.  

May 18   In the year 1948 arab Legion captures fort on Mount Scopus  

May 18   Saudi Arabia joins invasion of Israel on this day in history.  

May 20   1st use of Israeli Air Force & 1st war victory, defeating Syrian army in the year 1948.  

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

May 21   NY Yank Joe Dimaggio hits for cycle (single, double, triple, HR) in the year 1948.  

May 22   On this day in history claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57  

May 23   Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns in the year 1948.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history 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   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

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