Famous Deaths In 1948
Monday, 03 August 2020
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 On this day in history 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 Maria Mandel, Camp Leader at Auschwitz (b. 1912) died in the year 1948.
Jan 26 On this day in history ignaz Friedman, composer, dies at 65
Jan 29 In the year 1948 death of tomislav II of Croatia, 4th Duke of Aosta, Italian aristocrat (b. 1900)
Jan 30 Mahatma Gandhi, India's political and spiritual leader, assassinated in New Delhi died on this day in history.
Feb 02 Thomas W. Lamont, American banker; father or Corliss Lamont; great-grandfather of Ned Lamont (b. 1870) died in the year 1948.
Feb 05 In the year 1948 johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64
Feb 06 On this day in history robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator, dies at 38
Feb 07 "Red" McKenzie, blues-jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), dies in the year 1948.
Feb 09 In the year 1948 karl Valentin, German comic/writer, dies at 65
Feb 10 On this day in history ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies
Feb 11 Sergy Eisenstein, film director, dies at 50 in the year 1948.
Feb 14 Mordecai Brown, American baseball player (b. 1876) died in the year 1948.
Feb 21 In the year 1948 frederick Archibald Lamond, composer, dies at 80
Feb 23 On this day in history death of john Robert Gregg, Irish-born publisher and inventor (b. 1866)
Mar 03 Antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51 in the year 1948.
Mar 04 In the year 1948 antonin Artaud, French poet/actor (Napoleon), dies at 51
Mar 05 In the year 1948 charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for S Africa), dies
Mar 06 In the year 1948 death of ross Lockridge, Jr., American novelist (b. 1914)
Mar 10 In the year 1948 death of jan Masaryk, Czech Foreign minister, commits suicide or is murdered
Mar 24 Sigrid HjertÃ©n, Swedish modernist painter (b. 1885) died on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1948 warren Hymer, actor (Show Them No Mercy), dies at 42
Mar 26 Helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43 in the year 1948.
Mar 27 Karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1948 death of olev Siinmaa, Estonian architect (b. 1881)
Mar 31 In the year 1948 egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Raging Reporter), dies at 62
Apr 08 Josef B Kjellgren, Swedish writer (Guldkedjan), dies at 40 in the year 1948.
Apr 09 In the year 1948 death of george Carpenter, Australian Salvation Army general (b. 1872)
Apr 14 Walter P Reuther, Pres (United Auto Workers), shot at his home died in the year 1948.