What Happened on June 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Annie Get Your Gun" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1147 performances
  • 46th US Golf Open: Lloyd Mangrum shoots a 284 at Canterbury GC Cleve

Famous Birthdays

  • Jodi Rell, American politician, governor of Connecticut
  • Neil MacGregor, director (British National Gallery)
  • Simon Williams, American actor (Fiendish plot of dr Fu Manchu)
  • Tom Harrell. American jazz musician (Time's Mirror), born in Urbana, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Winder, writer, dies
  • Miloje Milojevic, composer, dies at 61