December 1948

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
01 02 03 04
05 06 07 08 09 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

The following events occurred in December 1948:

December 1, 1948 (Wednesday)

December 2, 1948 (Thursday)

December 3, 1948 (Friday)

December 4, 1948 (Saturday)

  • The Chinese steamship SS Kiangya sank near the mouth of the Huangpu River, likely after striking a mine. As many as 3,920 are thought to have perished.
  • The House Un-American Activities Committee issued a pamphlet titled 100 Things You Should Know About Communism and Education, claiming that an estimated 800 American Communists trained in Moscow constituted a "secret army" seeking to subvert the US government and gain "new recruits" from the Progressive Party.[5][6]
  • The 1948 Desert Hot Springs earthquake occurred in southern California at 3:43 p.m. local time, resulting in several injuries.

December 5, 1948 (Sunday)

December 6, 1948 (Monday)

  • The Japanese Diet formally rebuked Emperor Hirohito for communicating directly with President Truman. Hirohito's message merely wished cordial relations between Japan and the United States, but the Diet expressed resentment that Hirohito independently sent a diplomatic message to a foreign power when the new Japanese Constitution made him simply a "national symbol."[7]
  • Born: Marius Müller-Westernhagen, actor and musician, in Düsseldorf, Germany; Keke Rosberg, racing driver, in Solna, Sweden; JoBeth Williams, actress, in Houston, Texas
  • Died: Bert Hall, 63, American aviator and writer

December 7, 1948 (Tuesday)

December 8, 1948 (Wednesday)

December 9, 1948 (Thursday)

December 10, 1948 (Friday)

December 11, 1948 (Saturday)

December 12, 1948 (Sunday)

December 13, 1948 (Monday)

  • An 11-million peso fraud scandal broke in Argentina. Fourteen men were ordered arrested for involvement in a plot to obtain a government loan for transfer of a non-existent aluminum plant from Italy to Argentina in exchange for bribes. Three members of President Juan Perón's inner circle were among those implicated.[14]
  • Born: Lillian Board, track and field athlete, in Durban, South Africa (d. 1970); Ted Nugent, rock musician, in Redford, Michigan; David O'List, musician, in Chiswick, West London, England

December 14, 1948 (Tuesday)

December 15, 1948 (Wednesday)

December 16, 1948 (Thursday)

December 17, 1948 (Friday)

December 18, 1948 (Saturday)

December 19, 1948 (Sunday)

December 20, 1948 (Monday)

December 21, 1948 (Tuesday)

December 22, 1948 (Wednesday)

December 23, 1948 (Thursday)

December 24, 1948 (Friday)

December 25, 1948 (Saturday)

December 26, 1948 (Sunday)

  • The Hungarian government arrested Cardinal József Mindszenty, an outspoken opponent of the Communist regime, on charges of plotting against the government, spying, treason and black market dealings.[30][31]
  • Born: Chris Chambliss, baseball player, in Dayton, Ohio

December 27, 1948 (Monday)

December 28, 1948 (Tuesday)

December 29, 1948 (Wednesday)

  • The UN Security Council passed a British resolution demanding another ceasefire in the Negev desert and the establishment of a neutral zone between Israeli and Egyptian forces.[33]
  • Born: Peter Robinson, First Minister of Northern Ireland 2008–2016, in Belfast, Northern Ireland

December 30, 1948 (Thursday)

December 31, 1948 (Friday)

References

  1. ^ Brewer, Sam Pope (December 2, 1948). "Abdullah Named 'King of Palestine'; Fatal Riots in Syria, Cabinet Quits". The New York Times: 1.
  2. ^ Stark, Louis (December 3, 1948). "Labor Conference Defeats Proposal To Support Civil Rights Program". The New York Times: 1.
  3. ^ Drebinger, John (December 3, 1948). "Musial of Cardinals Again Is Voted 'Most Valuable' in National League". The New York Times: 35.
  4. ^ Lawrence, W. H. (December 4, 1948). "House Unit Seizes Filmed U. S. Secrets At Chambers' Home". The New York Times: 1, 5.
  5. ^ "House Group Finds Secret Army". The New York Times: 42. December 5, 1948.
  6. ^ Moore, William (December 5, 1948). "Charge Commies Train Army in U.S.". Chicago Daily Tribune. Chicago: 1.
  7. ^ Parrott, Lindesay (December 7, 1948). "Hirohito Rebuked in Japanese Diet". The New York Times: 23.
  8. ^ Morrow, Edward A. (December 8, 1948). "Reuter Is Named Mayor". The New York Times: 4.
  9. ^ "Ashida Is Jailed in Tokyo". The New York Times: 21. December 8, 1948.
  10. ^ a b Mercer, Derrik, ed. (1989). Chronicle of the 20th Century. London: Chronicle Communications Ltd. p. 680. ISBN 9-780582-039193.
  11. ^ Philip, P. J. (December 12, 1948). "Newfoundland Tie To Canada Signed". The New York Times: 1.
  12. ^ "Italy and Russia Sign Reparations Treaty". The New York Times: 1. December 14, 1948.
  13. ^ "Old Athletic Body Again The 'Big Ten'". The New York Times: 27. December 13, 1948.
  14. ^ Warren, Virginia Lee (December 14, 1948). "Peron Aides Linked To Major Scandal". The New York Times: 1, 21.
  15. ^ "First New Disks Under Pact Made". The New York Times: 46. December 15, 1948.
  16. ^ "El Salvador Revolt Deposes President". The New York Times: 1. December 15, 1948.
  17. ^ Porter, Russell (December 16, 1948). "Two Counts In Bill". The New York Times: 1.
  18. ^ Matthews, Herbert L. (December 16, 1948). "Prince Charles Christened In Gay Ceremony at Palace". The New York Times: 1.
  19. ^ Peaslee, Amos J. (1956). Constitutions of Nations: Volume I: Afghanistan to Finland. Dordrecht: Springer Science + Business Media. p. 345.
  20. ^ Hamilton, Thomas J. (December 18, 1948). "Council Rejects U. N. Bid By Israel; 5 Nations Abstain". The New York Times: 1.
  21. ^ a b Boyne, Walter J. (2007). Beyond the Wild Blue: A History of the U.S. Air Force, 1947-2007. St. Martin's Press. p. 465. ISBN 9781429901802.
  22. ^ "Dutch Cancels 11-Month Truce In Indonesia". The Pittsburgh Press: 17. December 19, 1948.
  23. ^ "British Reveal Four-Year Plan". San Bernardino Sun: 4. December 21, 1948.
  24. ^ a b c Leonard, Thomas M. (1977). Day By Day: The Forties. New York: Facts On File, Inc. p. 852. ISBN 0-87196-375-2.
  25. ^ Belair, Jr., Felix (December 23, 1948). "ECA Cuts Off Aid To Indies, Waiting For 'Clarification'". The New York Times: 1.
  26. ^ Hamilton, Thomas J. (December 25, 1948). "U. N. Council Calls For Peace In Indies, Officials' Release". The New York Times: 1.
  27. ^ Crowther, Bosley (December 25, 1948). "'Adventures of Don Juan,' With Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Has Premiere at Strand". The New York Times: 10.
  28. ^ "Full Blackout for Israel Ordered After Air Raids". The New York Times: 1. December 26, 1948.
  29. ^ "Command Decision". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
  30. ^ Rooney, Francis (2015). The Global Vatican. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 109. ISBN 9781442248816.
  31. ^ "Cardinal Mindszenty Seized By Red Regime in Hungary". The New York Times: 1. December 28, 1948.
  32. ^ Handler, M. S. (December 28, 1948). "Tito May End Trade With Soviet Bloc". The New York Times: 1.
  33. ^ "U. N. Orders A Halt To Negeb Fighting, Israelis' Exodus". The New York Times: 1. December 30, 1948.
  34. ^ Cianfarra, Camille M. (December 31, 1948). "Vatican Excommunicates All Aiding in Mindszenty Arrest". The New York Times: 1.
  35. ^ "Kai-Shek Bids For Peace In History Making Announcement". Madera Daily News. Madera, California: 1. December 31, 1948.
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=December_1948&oldid=851879889"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_1948
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "December 1948"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA