On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1946

Historical Events

  • League of Nations assembles for last time

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim "Catfish" Hunter, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1966, 67, 70, 72–1976; World Series 1972–74, 77, 78; AL Cy Young Award 1974; Oakland A's, NY Yankees), born in Hertford, North Carolina (d. 1999)
  • Stuart Pankin, comedian (Striptease, Congo, Earl-Dinosaurs), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Tim Thomerson, American actor
1946 Highlights

About April 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries