On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1946

Historical Events

  • 11 players named to the Baseball Hall of Fame: Tinker, Evers, Chance, Burkett, McCarthy, Waddell, Plank, Walsh, Jack Chesbro, Griffith, and McGinnity

Event of interestEvent of Interest

One-act ballet "Symphonic Variations" choreographed by Frederick Ashton with music by César Franck danced by Sandler's Wells Ballet debuts at Covent Garden, London

Choreographer Frederick Ashton
Frederick Ashton

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Stuart Saylor, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dick Rivers [Hervé Forneri], French rock and roll singer and actor, born in Nice, France (d. 2019)
1946 Highlights

About April 24, 1946

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus