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
Choreographer
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