What Happened on August 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Fiona Stanley, Australian epidemiologist
  • Frederick C Boucher, (Rep-D-Virginia, 1983- )
  • J Guillermo, ex-husband of princess Christina of Netherlands
  • Richard O Covey, Fayetteville Ar, USAF/astro (STS 51I, 26, 38, 61)
  • Tom Loeffler, (Rep-R-TX, 1979- )

Famous Deaths

  • Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45