What Happened on July 4, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Anti Jewish riots in Kielce Poland, 42 die
  • Philippines gains independence from US

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Manuel Roxas was inaugurated as the 5th President of the Philippines and the first president of the Third Republic at the Independence Grandstand in Manila

5th President of the Philippines Manuel Roxas
5th President of the Philippines
Manuel Roxas

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed O'Ross, American actor
  • Michael Milken, partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Ron Kovic, disabled vietnam vet (Born on 4th of July)
  • Tish Howard, playmate (July, 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Gerda Steinhoff, Nazi concentration camp overseer (b. 1922)
  • Othenio Able, Austria paleontology, dies at 71