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Historical Events In 1948

Monday, 17 May 2021

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Republican Natl Convention in Phila nominates NY gov Thomas Dewey on this day in history.  

Jun 25   On this day in history joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 for heavyweight boxing title  

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

Jun 26   On this day in history uS denounces Soviet blockade of Berlin  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1948 uS/British airlift to West-Berlin begins  

Jun 30   On this day in history cleve Indian Bob Lemon no-hits Detroit Tigers, 2-0  

Jun 30   On this day in history karl Wolfskehl, writer, dies at 78  

Jun 30   Transistor as a substitute for Radio tubes announced (Bell Labs) in the year 1948.  

Jul 01   On this day in history berlin Airlift, supplying Berlin's zones by air  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1948 55th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (63 86)  

Jul 03   In the year 1948 adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90  

Jul 05   On this day in history britain's National Health Service Act begins  

Jul 05   In the year 1948 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 08   In the year 1948 dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies  

Jul 09   Satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching 2 scoreless inn for Cleve in the year 1948.  

Jul 10   On this day in history "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances  

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

Jan 04   Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of thom Mooney, rocker  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1948 raoul Auernheimer, writer, dies  

Jan 08   In the year 1948 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   Tony Garnier, French architect (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 24   Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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