On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1946

Historical Events

  • Netherlands-German postal relations resume

Famous Birthdays

  • (David) Dee Murray [Oates], British bassist (Elton John backing band), born in Gillingham, Kent, England (d. 1992)
  • Carlos Salinas de Gortari, President of Mexico (1988-94), born in Mexico City

Famous Deaths

  • Masaharu Homma, Lt Gen (responsible for Bataan Death March), executed
1946 Highlights

About April 3, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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