On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • SED, Sozialistic Einheitspartei Deutschlands, party forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Archy Kirkwood, British politician (MP for Roxburgh and Berwickshire)
  • Dectuplets, Bacacay Brazil, 8 males & 2 females
  • John Waters, American director (Hairspray), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Louise Harel, Quebec politician and City Councillor for Maisonneuve–Longue-Pointe, born in Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville, Quebec
  • Nicole Garcia, French actress and director (Going Away), born in Oran, Algeria

Famous Deaths

  • Harlan Fiske Stone, Chief Justice Supreme Court (1941-46), dies at 73
  • Lionel Atwill, British actor (Captain Blood, To Be or Not to Be), dies at 61