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Historical Events In 1948

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

May 23   On this day in history ramat Rahel gateway to Jerusalem is repossessed by Israel  

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

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

May 25   30th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Norwood Hills CC St Louis in the year 1948.  

May 26   Entire Hagana-arm forces sworn-in as Israeli soldiers on this day in history.  

May 26   South Africa elects a nationalist government with apartheid policy in the year 1948.  

May 27   On this day in history arabs blow up Jewish synagogue Hurvat Rabbi Yehudah he-Hasid  

May 28   Iraq captures Ge'ulim settlement on this day in history.  

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

May 31   On this day in history jose Vianna da Motta, composer, dies at 80  

Jun 01   In the year 1948 sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34  

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

Jun 03   On this day in history korczak Ziolkowski begins sculpture of Crazy Horse near Mt Rushmore  

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

Jun 05   In the year 1948 phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23  

Jun 07   In the year 1948 communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Pres Bernes resigns  

Jun 07   Georges Adolphe Hue, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   "Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV in the year 1948.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1948 franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69  

Jun 08   John Rudder becomes first negro commissioned officer in US marines in the year 1948.  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1948 babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium, he dies Aug 16th  

Jun 14   Ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1948.  

Jun 14   Klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia in the year 1948.  

Jun 16   Start of Malayan Emergency in the year 1948.  

Jun 17   On this day in history joe Cronin pinch hit HRs in both ends of a doubleheader  

Jun 18   In the year 1948 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   In the year 1948 national Security Council authorizes covert operations for first time  

Jun 18   In the year 1948 uN Commission on Human Rights adopts Intl Decl of Human Rights  

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

Jun 20   On this day in history "Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV  

Jun 20   In the year 1948 george Frederick Boyle, composer, dies at 61  

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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   On this day in history birth of manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)  

Jan 04   In the year 1948 birth of eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician  

Jan 05   Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's) was born in the year 1948.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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