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1948
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Manchester United
Manchester United 4 Blackpool 2
1948
   Summer Olympic Games were held in   
London
Melody Time
   was released in   
1948
1948
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Bob Falkenburg
1948
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Louise Brough
1948
   Winter Olympics host was   
St Moritz
1948
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Pancho Gonzales
d. Eric W. Sturgess 6-2 6-3 14-12
1948
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Margaret Osborne DuPont
1948
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Adrian Quist
1948
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Nancye Wynne Bolton
1948
   World Series Champions were the   
Cleveland Indians
6 games v. Boston Braves
1948
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
Harry S. Truman
For the second time
1948
   the winner was   
Doak Walker
HB from Southern Methodist
1948
   was the year   
Israel Declared Independence
First Prime Minister - David Ben-Gurion.
1948
   champions were   
Kentucky
Shakin' Stevens
   was born on   
March 4, 1948
UK Singer
1948
   the winner was   
Hamlet
Directed by Lawrence Olivier for Universal-International (British)
1948
   the winner was   
Citation
Eddie Arcaro - Triple Crown Winner
1948
   winner of The Masters was   
Claude Harmon
As winner of The Masters he was the last club professional to win any Major tournament
1948
   the winners were   
Wasps I
1948
      
Birth of the Republic of Korea
From 1945-1948 everyone continued to stall hoping to re-unite the two halves of the peninsula.
1948
      
Kim Ilsung Becomes the Premier of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
1948
   Senior Isle of Man TT winner was   
Bell
Norton- 500cc
1948
   the winner was   
Nelly Adamson-Landry
Defeated Shirley Fry 6-2, 0-6, 6-2
Burma
   gained independence in   
1948
4 January. United Kingdom
Israel
   gained independence in   
1948
14 May. United Kingdom (from League of Nations mandate under British administration)
Sri Lanka
   gained independence in   
1948
4 February. United Kingdom
The First Laundromat in America Opened in the Bronx in 1948
   is   
True
Creating such a stir that police had to be called to restrain curious crowds
1948
   was the year   
Mahatma Gandhi Was Assassinated
1948
   was the year   
The World Health Organization Was Formed
April 7
1948
   was the year   
Berlin Airlift Began
April 1; broke the Soviet blockade of Berlin
29 December 1937 - 18 February 1948
      
Éamon De Valera
3 terms, Fianna Fáil
18 February 1948 - 13 June 1951
      
John A. Costello
1 term Fine Gael;
Ásmundur Sveinsson
   created the sculpture   
Head Ransom, 1948
Arnold Henry Bergier
   created the sculpture   
Albert Einstein, 1948
Jacobine Jones
   created the sculpture   
Sic Vita Vitalis, 1948
George Papashvily
   created the sculpture   
Pigeons, 1948
1948
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Citation
Triple Crown winner -- Eddie Arcaro on board -- Trainer Horace A. Jones -- Calumet Farm --2:02.40
1948
   Leroy released   
Sleigh Ride
Written during a heat wave in July 1946 and finished in February 1948. First recorded in 1949 by Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra. Mitchell Parish wrote lyrics for it in 1950.
1948
   Leroy released   
Governor Bradford March
Named after Robert Bradford who was Governor of Massachusetts 1947-1949.
1948
   Leroy released   
Saraband
The 18th century sarabande dance is updated with the flavor of a foxtrot in this combination of past and present.
1948
   winner was   
Citation
Triple Crown Winner with Eddie Arcaro up, Trainer: Horace A. Jones, Owner: Calumet Farm -- 2:28.20
1948
   winner was   
Citation
Eddie Arcaro up, Trainer: Ben A. Jones, Owner: Calumet Farm
1948
   was the first publication of   
Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose
1948
   the winner was the   
Toronto Maple Leafs
1948
   was won by   
Baltimore Bullets
Pre-NBA; Defeated the Philadelphia Warriors
1948
   player of the year was   
Stanley Matthews
Blackpool
1948
   was the year   
Berlin Airlift Began
April 1; broke the Soviet blockade of Berlin
1948
   was the year   
Israel Declared Independence
First Prime Minister - David Ben-Gurion.
1948
   was the year   
Mahatma Gandhi Was Assassinated






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