What Happened on March 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 8th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Oklahoma State beats NC 43-40

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Bleasdale, English author, playwright and scriptwriter (Are You Lonesome Tonight), born in Liverpool

Famous Deaths

  • Alexandru Zirra, composer, dies at 62
  • Gilbert N. Lewis, American Chemist (atomic theory), dies at 70