What Happened on June 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 11 Basketball of America Association teams meet to schedule 1st season
  • Henry Morgan is 1st to take off shirt on TV
  • Martin Kresses begins publishing "Eric the Viking" comic strip
  • The Basketball Association of America is formed in New York City.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chelsea Brown, comedienne (Laugh-in, Matt Lincoln), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Lasse Hallstrom, director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Gerhart Hauptmann, German author (Before Dawn - Nobel 1912), dies at 83

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann