Historical Events In 1948
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Jun 21 1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I on this day in history.
Jun 21 In the year 1948 dr Peter Goldmark of CBS demonstrates "long playing record" Columbia commits to 33 1/3 rpm records, plans to phase out 78's
Jun 21 In the year 1948 first stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I
Jun 24 Berlin, Germany was completely isolated from the outside world. Joseph Stalin, premier of Soviet Russia, who had already cut rail and road access to the city three months earlier, now blocked all ground and water access and cut electricity to the Western sector. Within a few days, the great Berlin Airlift began. U.S. planes dropped up to 13,000 tons of goods per day for the next 10 months in the year 1948.
Jun 24 In the year 1948 republican Natl Convention in Phila nominates NY gov Thomas Dewey
Jun 25 Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Jun 25 In the year 1948 joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 to reatain championship
Jun 26 On this day in history uS denounces Soviet blockade of Berlin
Jun 27 In the year 1948 george Templeton Strong, composer, dies at 92
Jun 28 In the year 1948 in Fukui, Japan a 7.3 quake resulted in 5,390 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
Jun 28 US/British airlift to West-Berlin begins on this day in history.
Jun 30 Cleve Indian Bob Lemon no-hits Detroit Tigers, 2-0 on this day in history.
Jun 30 Karl Wolfskehl, writer, dies at 78 in the year 1948.
Jun 30 On this day in history transistor as a substitute for Radio tubes announced (Bell Labs)
Jul 01 Berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air in the year 1948.
Jul 01 On this day in history nYC subway fare goes to 10., bus fare to 7. & combo fare at 12.
Jul 02 62nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Falkenburg beats Bromwich (75 06 62 36 75) in the year 1948.
Jul 03 On this day in history 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86)
Jul 03 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Jul 05 Britain's National Health Service Act begins on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history carole Landis, US actress (1 Million BC, Topper Returns), dies at 29
Jul 05 On this day in history e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1618 Dawn
Jul 07 In the year 1948 6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy
Jul 07 6 female reservists become first women sworn into regular US Navy in the year 1948.
Jul 07 Cleveland Indians sign Leroy "Satchel" Paige on this day in history.
Jul 08 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow on this day in history.
Jul 08 Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies in the year 1948.
Jul 09 Satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching 2 scoreless inn for Cleve in the year 1948.
Jul 10 "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances in the year 1948.
Jul 11 On this day in history 1st air bombing of Jerusalem
Jul 11 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1948 1st jets to fly across Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires)
Jul 12 The first jets to fly across the Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires) in the year 1948.
Jul 13 In the year 1948 15th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-2 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis