On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st radar installed aboard a commercial ship

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Haskell, British pop, rock and blues musician (Fleur De Lys; King Crimson, 1970; Harry's Bar), born in Verwood, Dorset, England (d. 2020)
  • John Maclean, Australian cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1978-79), born in Herston, Queensland, Australia
1946 Highlights

About April 27, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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