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Historical Events In 1948

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

May 24   Alfred Kastner, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 26   Entire Hagana-arm forces sworn-in as Israeli soldiers in the year 1948.  

May 26   In the year 1948 south Africa elects a nationalist government with apartheid policy  

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

May 31   Jose Vianna da Motta, composer, dies at 80 in the year 1948.  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1948 "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   On this day in history communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Pres Bernes resigns  

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

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   Franz Carl Bornschein, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1948.  

Jun 08   On this day in history john Rudder becomes first negro commissioned officer in US marines  

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   Klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia in the year 1948.  

Jun 16   In the year 1948 start of Malayan Emergency  

Jun 17   Joe Cronin pinch hit HRs in both ends of a doubleheader in the year 1948.  

Jun 18   American Library Association adopts Library Bill of Rights in the year 1948.  

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

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

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

Jun 19   In the year 1948 panama & Costa Rica recognize Israel  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66  

Jan 07   On this day in history raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   Kurt Schwitters, writer, dies at 60 in the year 1948.  

Jan 14   Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42 died on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869)  

Jan 21   On this day in history ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 24   On this day in history death of maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912)  

Jan 26   On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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