What Happened on September 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Yours Is My Heart" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • Joe Garagiola plays his 1st major league baseball game

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy Miles, American musician (The Electric Flag), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2008)
  • Dennis Dugan, Wheaton IL, actor/director (Can't Buy Me Love, Howling)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Freddie Mercury, British singer-songwriter (Queen - We are Champions), born in Stone Town, Sultanate of Zanzibar (d. 1991)

Singer-Songwriter Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury
  • Loudon Wainwright III, vocalist (April Fool's Day Morn)