What Happened on December 12, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 'Tide' detergent introduced
  • Ice plant collapses, shearing a tenement building & burying 38

Event of interestEvent of Interest

UN accepts 6 Manhattan blocks as a gift from John D. Rockefeller Jr

Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr
Financier and Philanthropist
John D. Rockefeller Jr

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive Bunker, rock drummer (Jethro Tull)
  • Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazil, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins)
  • George Santo Pietro, husband of Vanna White
  • Marlous Fluitsma, actress (De Prooi, Apart, Alle Dagen Feest)