Historical Events in February 1946

  • Feb 1 Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zoltán Tildy as its communist president
  • Feb 1 Trygve Lie, a Norwegian socialist, becomes 1st Sectary General of the United Nations
  • Feb 2 "Nellie Bly" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Feb 2 The Proclamation of Hungarian Republic is made.
  • Feb 4 Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday" premieres in NYC
  • Feb 5 The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.
  • Feb 6 "Lute Song" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 142 performances
  • Feb 7 Filibuster in US Senate kills FEPC bill
  • Feb 8 Béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA, US
  • Feb 8 Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties
  • Feb 9 Dutch Labor Party (Dutch Social Democratic Party) forms

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Feb 10 Charles "Lucky" Luciano is deported to Italy, and never returns to the United States

  • Feb 12 World War II: Operation Deadlight ends after scuttling 121 of 154 captured U-boats.
  • Feb 13 "The Duchess Misbehaves" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Feb 16 "The Duchess Misbehaves" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Feb 16 1st commercially designed helicopter tested, Bridgeport Ct
  • Feb 17 Humanistic Covenant forms in Amsterdam
  • Feb 19 Giants outfielder Danny Gardella is 1st major leaguer to announce he is jumping to the "outlaw" Mexican League
  • Feb 21 Anti-British demonstrations in Egypt
  • Feb 24 Juan Peron (Labor Party) first elected President of Argentina
  • Feb 26 2 killed & 10 wounded in race riot in Columbia Tenn
  • Feb 27 4th "Road" film "Road to Utopia" premieres (NYC)