What Happened on July 22, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Militant Zionist organisation Irgun bombs the British administrative headquarters for Palestine in the southern wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 91 people of various nationalities and injuring 46.

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Glover, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop), born in San Francisco, California
  • Mirelle Mathieu, French singer (So Ein Schone r Abend), born in Avigno, Vaucluse
  • Paul Schrader, director (Blue Collar) and writer (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)