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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

May 23   Ramat Rahel gateway to Jerusalem is repossessed by Israel on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1948 alfred Kastner, composer, dies at 78  

May 24   On this day in history the USSR stop road and rail traffic between Berlin and the West  

May 25   30th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Norwood Hills CC St Louis on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history entire Hagana-arm forces sworn-in as Israeli soldiers  

May 26   On this day in history south Africa elects a nationalist government with apartheid policy  

May 27   In the year 1948 arabs blow up Jewish synagogue Hurvat Rabbi Yehudah he-Hasid  

May 28   Iraq captures Ge'ulim settlement in the year 1948.  

May 29   In the year 1948 may Whitty, actress (Gaslight, Mrs Miniver, Suspicion), dies at 82  

May 31   In the year 1948 jose Vianna da Motta, composer, dies at 80  

Jun 01   Sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history "Sleepy Hallow" opens at St James Theater NYC for 12 performances  

Jun 03   Korczak Ziolkowski begins sculpture of Crazy Horse near Mt Rushmore in the year 1948.  

Jun 03   The 200" (5.08 m) Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory in the year 1948.  

Jun 05   On this day in history phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23  

Jun 07   Communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Pres Bernes resigns on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Georges Adolphe Hue, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1948.  

Jun 08   On this day in history "Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV  

Jun 08   In the year 1948 "The Milton Berle Show" premiers on NBC TV  

Jun 08   On this day in history franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69  

Jun 08   In the year 1948 john Rudder becomes first negro commissioned officer in US marines  

Jun 10   On this day in history test pilot Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier in the Bell XS-1.  

Jun 13   Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium, he dies Aug 16th on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1948 ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer, dies at 79  

Jun 14   On this day in history klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia  

Jun 16   On this day in history start of Malayan Emergency  

Jun 17   Joe Cronin pinch hit HRs in both ends of a doubleheader on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history american Library Association adopts Library Bill of Rights  

Jun 18   American Library Association adopts the Library Bill of Rights on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history national Security Council authorizes covert operations for first time  

Jun 18   UN Commission on Human Rights adopts Intl Decl of Human Rights on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Panama & Costa Rica recognize Israel in the year 1948.  

Jun 20   "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV in the year 1948.  

Jun 20   George Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 03   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1948 birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

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   Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ) was born on this day in history.  

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   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1948 death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

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

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