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Historical Events In 1948

Monday, 21 September 2020

May 23   In the year 1948 ramat Rahel gateway to Jerusalem is repossessed by Israel  

May 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 29   On this day in history may Whitty, actress (Gaslight, Mrs Miniver, Suspicion), dies at 82  

May 31   Jose Vianna da Motta, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues player, dies at 34 in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 05   Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23 on this day in history.  

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   "Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   Franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   In the year 1948 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   On this day in history klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia  

Jun 16   Start of Malayan Emergency on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1948.  

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.  

Jan 26   Ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1948.  

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