Historical Events on May 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery appointed British supreme commander

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
  • Mrs Emma Clarissa Clement named "American Mother of Year"
  • Start of 3 year Pilbara strike of Indigenous Australians.
  • The Paris Peace Conference concludes that the islands of the Dodecanese should be returned to Greece by Italy.