What Happened on December 31, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • French troops leave Lebanon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman officially proclaims end of WW II

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Carrera, actress (Angelica-Dallas), born in Managua, Nicaragua

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Diane von Furstenberg, Belgian-born American fashion designer (wrap dress), born in Brussels

Fashion Designer Diane von Furstenberg
Fashion Designer
Diane von Furstenberg
  • Pius Ncube, Zimbabwean human rights advocate

Famous Deaths

  • Frits [Frederik H] Tartaud, Dutch actor, dies at 89