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Historical Events In 1948

Saturday, 02 July 2022

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   Bradman scores 146 Australia vs Surrey, 174 minutes, 15 fours on this day in history.  

May 10   The first attack by Egyptian irregular forces at Kfar Darom Israel in the year 1948.  

May 10   On this day in history winston Churchill visits The Hague  

May 11   Haganah takes control of Safed & port of Haifa on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1948 luigi Einaudi elected President of Italy  

May 12   On this day in history isidor Achron, composer, dies at 55  

May 12   On this day in history queen Wilhelmina resigns  

May 14   Israel declares independence from under British administration on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1948 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   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   On this day in history uS grants Israel de facto recognition  

May 14   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak in the year 1948.  

May 15   On this day in history 28 year old British Mandate over Palestine ends  

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

May 15   In the year 1948 bradman scores 187 Australia vs Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five  

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

May 16   In the year 1948 cBS news correspondent George Polk's body is found in Greece  

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

May 16   Egyptians enter the Gaza on this day in history.  

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

May 17   In the year 1948 israel liberates Acre, Nebi Yusha & Telel-Kadi  

May 17   Soviet Union recognized Israel in the year 1948.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

May 22   Claude McKaye, Jamaican/US author (Banjo, Home to Harlem), dies at 57 in the year 1948.  

May 23   Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive homeruns on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1948

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1948 birth of larry McNeeley, Lafayette Ind, banjo player (Glen Campbell Hour)  

Jan 03   In the year 1948 birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

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   Thom Mooney, rocker was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   In the year 1948 birth of dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born in the year 1948.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   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   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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