September 1946 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 Greece votes for monarchy
  • Sep 2 Johnny Neun replaces Bill Dickey as Yankee manager
  • Sep 2 Nehru forms government in India
  • Sep 6 Terence Rattigan's "The Winslow Boy" premieres in London
  • Sep 8 Bill Kennedy of Rocky Mount (CPL) strikes out minors record 456
  • Sep 8 Bulgaria ends monarchy
  • Sep 11 1st mobile long-distance car-to-car telephone conversation
  • Sep 12 Court martial convicts Henry de Man to 20 years, in Brussels
  • Sep 20 Churchill argues for a 'United States of Europe'
  • Sep 21 Indians play their final game in League Park, ending a 55-year stay
  • Sep 22 Evelyn Dick charged with butchering husband
  • Sep 26 1st edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993
  • Sep 27 King George II of Greece returns from exile
  • Sep 28 Greek king George II back in Athens
  • Sep 29 Al Couture knockouts Ralph Walton in Lewiston Maine in 10 secs
  • Sep 29 NPS, Nationale Party Suriname, forms
  • Sep 30 22 Nazi leaders found guilty of war crimes at Nuremberg

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 30 Joachim von Ribbentrop & Hermann Goering sentenced to death by Nuremberg trial

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea
  • Sep 3 Peter Morris, historian of France
  • Sep 6 Bryan D O'Connor, Orange Cal, Col USMC/astronaut (STS 61B, STS 40)
  • Sep 10 Michèle Alliot-Marie, French politician
  • Sep 14 Jim Angle, American television reporter
  • Sep 15 Oliver Stone, American director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 15 Howard Waldrop, American science fiction author
  • Sep 16 Lord Walton of Detchant, physician (Warden of Green College Oxford)
  • Sep 16 Mike Reynolds, Australian politician
  • Sep 17 Michael Jack, British minister of state-home office
  • Sep 21 Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • Sep 22 Daniel E "Dan" Lungren, (Rep-R-California, 1979-88)
  • Sep 22 Dan Baker, American public address announcer
  • Sep 23 Franz Fischler, Austrian politician
  • Sep 24 Richard Spring, British MP
  • Sep 24 Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service
  • Sep 26 Andrea Dworkin, American feminist (d. 2005)
  • Sep 26 Christine Todd Whitman, American politician
  • Sep 26 Radha Krishna Mainali, Nepalese politician
  • Sep 27 Peter H Kostmayer, (Rep-D-PA, 1977-81, 83- )
  • Sep 27 Ronald Fox, senior partner (Fox Williams)
  • Sep 27 T.C. Cannon, Kiowa/Caddo artist (d. 1978)
  • Sep 30 Claude Vorilhon, founder of Raelism, a ufo religion
  • Sep 30 William Thurston, Washington, mathematician (Fields Medal, 1982), (d. 2012)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 7 Paul Zech, German writer, dies at 65
  • Sep 9 Mynona, Polish writer (The Creator), dies at 74
  • Sep 11 Arthur van Schendel, writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)
  • Sep 13 Eugene Lanceray, Russian painter (b. 1875)
  • Sep 16 James Hopwood Jeans, English physicist, mathematician and astronomer (The Mysterious Universe), dies at 69
  • Sep 21 Leo Bittermieux, Flemish missionary (Congo), dies at 66
  • Sep 28 Jean Van de Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter, dies