What Happened on April 7, 1946

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

10th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: American Herman Keiser wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of tour money-leader Ben Hogan; first Masters in 4 years because of World War II

  • Part of East Prussia incorporated into Russian SFSR
  • Syria's independence from France is officially recognised.
1946 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Benary, American composer (Gamelon Son Of Lion), born in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York (d. 2019)
  • Bob Metcalfe, American electrical engineer (co-inventor of Ethernet, 3Com), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Colette Besson, French runner (d. 2005)
Born in 1946

About April 7, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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