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Historical Events In 1948

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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   In the year 1948 30th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Norwood Hills CC St Louis  

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

May 26   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history iraq captures Ge'ulim settlement  

May 29   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

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

Jun 03   Korczak Ziolkowski begins sculpture of Crazy Horse near Mt Rushmore on this day in history.  

Jun 03   The 200" (5.08 m) Hale telescope dedicated at Palomar Observatory on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 georges Adolphe Hue, composer, dies at 90  

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

Jun 08   "The Milton Berle Show" premiers on NBC TV on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   John Rudder becomes first negro commissioned officer in US marines on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 14   On this day in history ernst Henrik Ellberg, composer, dies at 79  

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

Jun 16   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history american Library Association adopts the Library Bill of Rights  

Jun 18   National Security Council authorizes covert operations for first time on this day in history.  

Jun 18   UN Commission on Human Rights adopts Intl Decl of Human Rights in the year 1948.  

Jun 19   On this day in history panama & Costa Rica recognize Israel  

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 in the year 1948.  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   Thom Mooney, rocker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 07   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1948 death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   In the year 1948 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   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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