On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Louise Suggs wins her first major title by 2 strokes from Eileen Stulb

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Syria gains independence from France

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed O'Neill, American comedian and actor (Al Bundy-Married with Children), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Peter L de Baan, Dutch actor, director and playwright (Leonce & Lena)
  • RenĂ© Krijnen, Dutch keyboardist (Les Baroques)

Famous Deaths

  • August Borms, Flemish nazi collaborator, executed at 67
  • F Guicciardi, writer, dies