What Happened in 1946 (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 435 of 435

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 12 UN accepts 6 Manhattan blocks as a gift from John D. Rockefeller Jr

Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr
Financier and Philanthropist
John D. Rockefeller Jr
  • Dec 13 Leon Blum elected French premier
  • Dec 14 "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 performances
  • Dec 14 Togo made a trusteeship territory of UN
  • Dec 14 UN General Assembly votes to establish UN HQs in NYC
  • Dec 15 Chicago Bears beat NY Giants 24-14 in NFL championship game
  • Dec 15 Giants Filchock & Hapes suspended by NFL, didn't report bribe attempt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 16 French fashion designer Christian Dior and his backer Marcel Boussac found fashion house Christian Dior

Fashion Designer Christian Dior
Fashion Designer
Christian Dior
  • Dec 16 1947 NFL Draft: Bob Fenimore from University of Oklahoma A&M first pick by Chicago Bears
  • Dec 16 Thailand joins the United Nations

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 17 Bradman & Barnes complete 405 run 5th wkt stand, score 234 ea

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Dec 17 US V-2 rocket reaches 183 km, White Sands Proving Grounds, NM
  • Dec 18 TV's 1st network dramatic serial "Faraway Hill" ends 2 month run in US
  • Dec 19 Noel Cowards musical "Pacific 1860" premieres in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 19 War breaks out in Indochina as Ho Chi Minh attacks French in Hanoi

Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamese Communist Revolutionary
Ho Chi Minh
  • Dec 20 Darius Milhaud's 2nd Symphony, premieres

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 20 Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life" starring James Stewart and Donna Reed premieres in New York

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
  • Dec 21 "If the Shoe Fits" closes at Century Theater NYC after 20 performances
  • Dec 21 Earthquake in South Japan, kills 1,086
  • Dec 21 Morton Gould's "Minstrel Show" premieres in Indianapolis
  • Dec 22 "Bal Negre" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 54 performances
  • Dec 22 Cleveland Browns beat NY Yankees 14-9 in AAFC championship game
  • Dec 23 Belgian Council of State forms
  • Dec 23 Highest ridership in NYC subway history (8.8 million passengers)
  • Dec 23 U of Tenn refuses to play Duquesne U, because they may use a black player in their basketball game
  • Dec 24 4th French republic established
  • Dec 24 US General MacNarney gives 800,000 "minor nazis" amnesty
  • Dec 24 France's Fourth Republic is founded.
  • Dec 25 Constitution accepted in Taiwan
  • Dec 26 "Beggar's Holiday" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 111 performances
  • Dec 26 "Toplitzky of Notre Dame" opens at Century Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • Dec 26 35th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Melbourne (5-0)
  • Dec 26 Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas opens (start of an era)
  • Dec 31 French troops leave Lebanon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 31 US President Harry Truman officially proclaims end of WW II

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 870

  • Jun 21 Kate Hoey, British MP (Lab)
  • Jun 21 Malcolm Rifkind, British QC MP (Sect of State for Defense)
  • Jun 21 Maurice Saatchi, English advertising CEO (Saatchi & Saatchi)
  • Jun 21 Trond Kirkvaag, Norwegian comedian and author
  • Jun 22 Andrew Rubin, New Bedford Mass, actor (Police Academy) [or Jan 22]
  • Jun 22 Eliades Ochoa, Cuban guitarist (Buena Vista Social Club)
  • Jun 23 Russ Thacker, producer (Golden Seal), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 23 Ted Shackelford, actor (Gary-Dallas, Knots Landing), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 24 Ellison S Onizuka, Hawaii, Mjr USAF/ast (STS 51C, 51L-Chal disaster)
  • Jun 24 Robert Reich, US Sec of Labor (Clinton)
  • Jun 24 David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • Jun 25 Allen Lanier, rock keyboardist/guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult), (d. 2013)
  • Jun 25 Ian McDonald, rock guitarist (Foreigner, King Crimson), born in London, England
  • Jun 25 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator
  • Jun 26 Clive Francis, actor (Masada), born in London, England
  • Jun 27 Daria Semegen, composer
  • Jun 27 Janice Giteck, composer
  • Jun 27 Sally Priesand, 1st us woman rabbi
  • Jun 28 Bruce Davison, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 28 Gilda Radner, actress (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 28 John "Mike" Lounge, astr (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jun 28 Robert L Asprin, US, sci-fi writer (Thieves World, Cold Cash War)
  • Jun 28 Robert Xavier Rodriguez, composer
  • Jun 28 Jaime Guzmán, Chilean politician.
  • Jun 29 Egon von Furstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (d. 2004)
  • Jun 29 Ernesto Pérez Balladares, Panamanian politician
  • Jun 30 Billy Brown, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown)
  • Jul 1 June Montiero, US, vocalist (Toys-A Lover's Concerto)
  • Jul 2 Ron Silver, actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Jul 2 Richard Axel, American scientist, Nobel laureate
  • Jul 3 John Klemmer, American composer and saxophonist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 4 Michael Milken, partner (Intl Capital Access Group), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 4 Ron Kovic, disabled vietnam vet (Born on 4th of July)
  • Jul 4 Tish Howard, playmate (July, 1966)
  • Jul 4 Ed O'Ross, American actor
  • Jul 5 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician
  • Jul 5 Paul Smith, British fashion designer
  • Jul 5 Gerardus 't Hooft, Dutch physicist, Nobel Prize laurete
  • Jul 6 Fred Dryer, Hawthone California, NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams)/actor (Hunter)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 6 George W. Bush Jr, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX), born in New Haven, Connecticut

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • Jul 6 James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma center) [or June 12, 1945]
  • Jul 6 Jamie Wyeth, Penn, artist (An American Vision-Boston)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 6 Sylvester Stallone, actor/director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor/Director Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone
  • Jul 6 Peter Singer, Australian philosopher
  • Jul 7 Jean LeClerc, actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children)
  • Jul 7 Jim Day, Canada, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • Jul 7 Joe Spano, actor (Henry Goldblume-Hill St Blues), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 8 Cynthia Gregory, LA, ballerina (NY Ballet Co)
  • Jul 9 Bon Scott, [Ronald Belford], Kirriemuir Scotland, rocker (AC/DC)
  • Jul 9 Joe Micelli, American rocker, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Jul 9 Natasha Pyne, English actress
  • Jul 10 Sue Lyon, Davenport Iowa, actress (Lolita, Night of the Iguana)
  • Jul 11 John Lawton, British rock singer (Uriah Heep)
  • Jul 11 Beverly Todd, Ohio, actress (Roots, Having Babies, Redd Foxx Show)
  • Jul 11 Edward J Markey, (Rep-D-MA, 1976- )
  • Jul 11 Cuthbert Johnson, Benedictine abbot.
  • Jul 12 Graham Roope, cricketer (England batsman in 21 Tests 1972-78)
  • Jul 12 Sian Barbara Allen, actress (Scream Pretty Peggy), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 13 Cheech Marin, [Richard], comedian (Cheech & Chong-Up in Smoke)
  • Jul 13 Michael Shea, US, sci-fi author (Fat Face, Polyphemus), (d. 2014)
  • Jul 14 Maureen O'Connor, Mayor (San Diego)
  • Jul 14 John Wood, Australian actor
  • Jul 15 Hassabal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah, sultan of Brunei
  • Jul 15 Linda Ronstadt, singer (Dif Drum)/actress (Pir of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Jul 16 Barbara Lee, American politician
  • Jul 16 Richard LeParmentier, American actor, (d. 2013)
  • Jul 16 Ron Yary, American football player
  • Jul 17 Alun Armstrong, English actor (New Tricks), born in Anfield Plain, County Durham
  • Jul 18 Tim Lynch, rocker (Flaming Groovies)
  • Jul 18 Leo Madder, Belgian actor
  • Jul 19 Alan Gorrie, Scotland, rock bassist/singer (Average White Band)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 19 Ilie Năstase, Romanian tennis player (US Open 1972), born in Bucharest, Romania

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase
  • Jul 21 Barry "Bean" Whitwam, rocker
  • Jul 21 Zbigniew Kaczmarek, Poland, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • Jul 21 Kenneth Starr, American lawyer
  • Jul 22 Mirelle Mathieu, French singer (So Ein Schone r Abend), born in Avigno, Vaucluse
  • Jul 22 Paul Schrader, director (Blue Collar) and writer (Taxi Driver), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Jul 22 Steve Friedman, TV news executive/actor (American Anthem)
  • Jul 22 Danny Glover, actor (Lethal Weapon, Operation Dumbo Drop), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 22 Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician (d. 2000)
  • Jul 23 Andy MacKay, rock sax/oboe (Roxy Music-Dance Away), born in London, England
  • Jul 23 Keith Ferguson, blues guy (Fabulous Thunderbirds)
  • Jul 24 William "Junior" Campbell, singer/guitarist (Marmalade)
  • Jul 25 John Gibson, American media host
  • Jul 26 Anne Wright, Vice-Chancellor (Sunderland U)
  • Jul 27 Gwynne Gilford, actress (Linda Harris-Waverly Wonders), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 27 Ricardo Anasagasti, [Ricardo M Meul], Curacao, dancer/actor
  • Jul 27 Toktar Ongarbajewitch Aubakirov, Kazakhstan, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13)
  • Jul 27 Rade Šerbedžija, Croatian actor
  • Jul 28 Douglas H Bosco, (Rep-D-CA, 1983- )
  • Jul 28 Jonathan Edwards, rocker
  • Jul 28 Linda Kelsey, actress (Billie-Lou Grant, Kate-Day by Day), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jul 28 Fahmida Riaz, Pakistani writer and feminist
  • Jul 29 Bill Forsyth, director (Local Hero, Breaking In, Housekeeping)
  • Jul 29 Neal Doughty, Evansville IN, rock keyboardist (Reo Speedwagon)
  • Jul 30 Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, rock bassist (Jethro Tull)
  • Jul 30 Neil Bonnett, American race car driver (d. 1994)
  • Jul 31 Gary Lewis, Jerry's son, singer, (& The Playboys-This Diamond Ring)
  • Jul 31 Karen Zerby, American religious leader
  • Aug 1 Frederick C Boucher, (Rep-D-Virginia, 1983- )

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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