On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1946

Historical Events

  • Belgian premier Acker proclaims wage & price freeze over
  • Eddie Klepp, a white pitcher signed by defending Negro League champ Cleveland Buckeyes, is barred from field in Birmingham, Alabama

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Green, American soul singer ("Let's Stay Together"; "Love And Happiness"), born in Forest City, Arkansas
  • Roy Loney, American rocker (Flamin' Groovies)

Famous Deaths

  • William Henry Bell, English composer, dies at 72
1946 Highlights

About April 13, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries