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Historical Events In 1948

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jun 21   1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I on this day in history.  

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   First stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history republican Natl Convention in Phila nominates NY gov Thomas Dewey  

Jun 25   Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1948.  

Jun 25   Joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 to reatain championship on this day in history.  

Jun 26   US denounces Soviet blockade of Berlin in the year 1948.  

Jun 27   George Templeton Strong, composer, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In Fukui, Japan a 7.3 quake resulted in 5,390 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes in the year 1948.  

Jun 28   US/British airlift to West-Berlin begins in the year 1948.  

Jun 30   In the year 1948 cleve Indian Bob Lemon no-hits Detroit Tigers, 2-0  

Jun 30   Karl Wolfskehl, writer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1948 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   NYC subway fare goes to 10., bus fare to 7. & combo fare at 12 on this day in history.  

Jul 02   62nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Falkenburg beats Bromwich (75 06 62 36 75) in the year 1948.  

Jul 03   55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   On this day in history adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90  

Jul 05   In the year 1948 britain's National Health Service Act begins  

Jul 05   On this day in history carole Landis, US actress (1 Million BC, Topper Returns), dies at 29  

Jul 05   E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1618 Dawn on this day in history.  

Jul 07   6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy in the year 1948.  

Jul 07   6 female reservists become first women sworn into regular US Navy on this day in history.  

Jul 07   Cleveland Indians sign Leroy "Satchel" Paige in the year 1948.  

Jul 08   In the year 1948 500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow  

Jul 08   Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching 2 scoreless inn for Cleve on this day in history.  

Jul 10   "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances in the year 1948.  

Jul 11   1st air bombing of Jerusalem in the year 1948.  

Jul 11   Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 12   1st jets to fly across Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1948 the first jets to fly across the Atlantic (6 RAF de Havilland Vampires)  

Jul 13   15th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-2 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis 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   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   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   Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's) was born in the year 1948.  

Jan 06   Guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35) was born in the year 1948.  

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   Raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies in the year 1948.  

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

Jan 21   Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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

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