What Happened on May 7, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering (later renamed Sony) is founded with around 20 employees.
  • William H Hastie inaugurated as 1st black governor of Virgin Islands

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Danoff, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Bill Kreutzmann, Palo Alto CA, American rock drummer (Grateful Dead)
  • Brian Turner, English celebrity chef
  • Richard L Brodsky, US lawyer/NY State Assemblyman (D) (1983- )

Famous Deaths

  • Anton A Mussert, engineer/NSB leader, executed
  • Joe Humphries, cricket wicket keeper (3 Tests for England 1907-08), dies