Historical Events In 1948
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Jul 31 On this day in history pres Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (Kennedy Airport), NY
Aug 03 Albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Aug 03 Cleveland's Satchel Paige make his 1st start & goes 7 innings in the year 1948.
Aug 04 In the year 1948 5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax
Aug 04 5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax in the year 1948.
Aug 05 Cleveland Indians set club record for most double plays in a game (6) on this day in history.
Aug 06 On this day in history bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics
Aug 06 Fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands is first women to win 3 golds at Olympics in the year 1948.
Aug 07 On this day in history 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns
Aug 10 In the year 1948 aBC enters network TV
Aug 10 Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC in the year 1948.
Aug 10 E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1948 summer Olympics opens in London
Aug 12 In the year 1948 cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game
Aug 13 Edwin Maxwell, actor (Taming of the Shrew), dies at 62 on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1948 satchel Paige at 42 pitches his first major league complete game
Aug 13 Satchel Paige at 42, pitches his 1st major league complete game in the year 1948.
Aug 14 On this day in history 14th Olympic games in London closes
Aug 15 3rd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias in the year 1948.
Aug 15 On this day in history korea proclaims itself a republic
Aug 15 Republic of Korea (South Korea) proclaimed (National Day) in the year 1948.
Aug 16 On this day in history arabs blow up Latrun pumping station in Jerusalem
Aug 16 In the year 1948 babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53
Aug 16 The Israeli pound becomes legal tender in the year 1948.
Aug 17 Alger Hiss denies ever being a Communist agent in the year 1948.
Aug 17 In the year 1948 nico J Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60
Aug 20 On this day in history 15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220)
Aug 20 On this day in history david John de Lloyd, composer, dies at 65
Aug 20 US expels Soviet Consul General in New York, Jacob Lomakin on this day in history.
Aug 21 Indians 47-inning scoreless streak broken by White Sox Aaron Robinson in the year 1948.
Aug 23 Earl Bernadotte asks aid for fugitives to Palestine in the year 1948.
Aug 23 World Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries in the year 1948.
Aug 24 The birth of Jean Michel Jarre, French 'electronic music' musician in the year 1948.
Aug 25 On this day in history bradman scores 150 in 212 minutes in his last innings at Lord's