What Happened on April 18, 1946

Historical Events

  • International Court of Justice opens at The Hague Netherlands

Sports History

Jackie Robinson debuts as 2nd baseman for the Montreal Royals

  • League of Nations dissolves (3 months after UN starts)
  • Rome, Auerbach and Horwitt's musical "Call Me Mister" opens at National Theater, NYC; runs for 734 performances

Event of Interest

US recognizes Tito's Yugoslavia government

1946 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Alexander) "Skip" Spence, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Moby Grape - "Omaha"), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Harvey Kagan, American muscian (Sir Douglas Quintet)
  • Hayley Mills, English actress (Parent Trap, Pollyanna), born in London, England
  • Lennie Baker, American rock saxophonist musician (Sha Na Na, 1970-99), born in Whitman, Massachusetts (d. 2016)
  • Tommy Shannon [Smedley], American blues-rock bassist (Johnny Winter; Stevie Ray Vaughn & Double Trouble), born in Tucson, Arizona
Born in 1946

About April 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries