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Historical Events In 1948

Sunday, 14 August 2022

Jun 21   1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I in the year 1948.  

Jun 21   Dr Peter Goldmark of CBS demonstrates "long playing record" Columbia commits to 33 1/3 rpm records, plans to phase out 78's in the year 1948.  

Jun 21   First stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 republican Natl Convention in Phila nominates NY gov Thomas Dewey  

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

Jun 25   In the year 1948 joe Louis KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 11 to reatain championship  

Jun 26   US denounces Soviet blockade of Berlin on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 30   Karl Wolfskehl, writer, dies at 78 in the year 1948.  

Jun 30   Transistor as a substitute for Radio tubes announced (Bell Labs) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1948.  

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   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   On this day in history 6 female reservists become 1st women sworn into regular US Navy  

Jul 07   In the year 1948 6 female reservists become first women sworn into regular US Navy  

Jul 07   On this day in history cleveland Indians sign Leroy "Satchel" Paige  

Jul 08   500th anniversary Russian orthodox church celebrated in Moscow on this day in history.  

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

Jul 09   On this day in history satchel Paige, 42, debuts in majors pitching 2 scoreless inn for Cleve  

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

Jul 11   1st air bombing of Jerusalem on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies in the year 1948.  

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  

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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   Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor) was born in the year 1948.  

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   In the year 1948 birth of guy Spencer Gardner, Alta Vista Va, Lt Col USAF/astro (STS 27, STS 35)  

Jan 06   Robert E [Bob] Wise Jr, (Rep-D-WV, 1983- ) was born in the year 1948.  

Famous Deaths In 1948

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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 in the year 1948.  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1948 ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65  

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