September 1948 in history

September 1948 events chronologically

Sep 4 Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates for health reasons
Sep 5 In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister, As such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II
Sep 6 Juliana becomes Queen of the Netherlands
Sep 9 Kim Il-sung declares the establishment of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Sep 12 Invasion of the State of Hyderabad by the Indian Army on the day after the Pakistani leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah's death
Sep 13 Deputy Primer Minister of India Vallabhbhai Patel ordered the Army to move into the Hyderabad to integrate it with Indian Union
Sep 13 Margaret Chase Smith is elected senator, and becomes the first woman to serve in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the United States Senate

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1948

Sep 2 Terry Bradshaw a former American football quarterback who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League. Since 1994, he has been a TV analyst and co-host of Fox NFL Sunday. He played for 14 seasons with Pittsburgh, won four Super Bowl titles in a six-year period , becoming the first quarterback to win three and four Super Bowls, and led the Steelers to eight AFC Central championships. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989, his first year of eligibility
Sep 2 Christa McAuliffe an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, and was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
Sep 3 Levy Mwanawasa the third President of Zambia. He ruled the country from January 2002 until his death in August 2008. He is credited for having initiated a campaign to rid the country of corruption. Prior to his election, Mwanawasa served as vice-president from 1991 to 1994 whilst an elected Member of Parliament for Chifubu Constituency
Sep 19 Jeremy Irons an English actor. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969, and has since appeared in many London theatre productions including The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Godspell, Richard II and Embers. In 1984, he made his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing and received a Tony Award for Best Actor
Sep 20 George R. R. Martin an American novelist and short story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, and a screenwriter and television producer. He is best known for A Song of Ice and Fire, his international bestselling series of epic fantasy novels that HBO adapted for its dramatic series Game of Thrones. Martin serves as the series' co-executive producer, while also scripting one of each season's 10 episodes. In 2005, Lev Grossman of Time called Martin "the American Tolkien", and the magazine later named him one of the "2011 Time 100", a list of the "most influential people in the world."
Sep 24 Phil Hartman a Canadian American actor, comedian, voice actor, screenwriter, and graphic artist. Born in Brantford, Ontario, Hartman and his family moved to the United States when he was 10. After graduating from California State University, Northridge, with a degree in graphic arts, he designed album covers for bands like Poco and America. Feeling the need for a more creative outlet, Hartman joined the comedy group The Groundlings in 1975 and there helped comedian Paul Reubens develop his character Pee-wee Herman. Hartman co-wrote the screenplay for the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure and made recurring appearances on Reubens' show Pee-wee's Playhouse
Sep 26 Olivia Newton-John a British-born Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five 1 and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles and two 1 Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles and 14 of her albums have been certified gold by the RIAA. Her music has been successful in multiple genres including pop, country, and adult contemporary, and has sold an estimated 100 million records, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. She co-starred with John Travolta in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Grease, which featured one of the most successful soundtracks in Hollywood history

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1948

Sep 1 Charles A. Beard Austin Beard was, with Frederick Jackson Turner, one of the most influential American historians of the first half of the 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. His works included a radical re-evaluation of the founding fathers of the United States, who he believed were motivated more by economics than by philosophical principles. Beard's most influential book, An Economic Interpretation of the U.S. Constitution , has been the subject of great controversy ever since its publication. While frequently criticized for its methodology and conclusions, it was responsible for a wide-ranging reinterpretation of American history of the founding era. He was also the co-author, with his wife Mary Beard, of The Rise of American Civilization , which had a major influence on American historians
Sep 2 Sylvanus Morley an American archaeologist, epigrapher, and Mayanist scholar who made significant contributions toward the study of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the early 20th century.
Sep 3 Edvard Beneš a leader of the Czechoslovak independence movement, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the second President of Czechoslovakia from 1935 to 1938 and again from 1940 to 1948. He was known as a skilled diplomat
Sep 10 Ferdinand I of Bulgaria the ruler of Bulgaria from 1887 to 1918, first as knyaz and later as tsar. He was also an author, botanist, entomologist and philatelist
Sep 11 Muhammad Ali Jinnah a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's independence on 14 August 1947, and as Pakistan's first Governor-General from independence until his death. He is revered in Pakistan as Quaid-i-Azam and Baba-i-Qaum. His birthday is observed as a national holiday
Sep 17 Folke Bernadotte a Swedish diplomat and nobleman. During World War II he negotiated the release of about 31,000 prisoners from German concentration camps including 450 Danish Jews from the Theresienstadt camp. They were released on 14 April 1945. In 1945, he received a German surrender offer from Heinrich Himmler, though the offer was ultimately rejected
Sep 17 Ruth Benedict an American anthropologist and folklorist.