What Happened on June 21, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 10 die in fire at Baker Hotel, Dallas Texas
  • Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million
  • Fed judge rules Seattle club doesn't have to play returning serviceman

Famous Birthdays

  • Brenda Holloway, US singer/songwriter (When I'm Gone)
  • Kate Hoey, British MP (Lab)
  • Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)
  • Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Kaminski, composer, dies at 59