On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st US launch of captured V-2 rocket, White Sands, NM; 8 km alt
  • NSB mayor of Rotterdam, Netherlands, FE Muller sentence to 100 years in jail

Famous Birthdays

  • Margot Adler, American journalist, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver and automobile designer (b. 1884)
1946 Highlights

About April 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries