What Happened on May 2, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The "Battle of Alcatraz" takes place, killing two guards and three inmates

Famous Birthdays

  • David Suchet, English actor
  • Lesley Gore, American singer (It's My Party, You Don't Own Me), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2015)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"Rebecca" actress Joan Fontaine (28) weds producer and actor William Dozier (38)

Actress Joan Fontaine
Joan Fontaine