On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1946

Historical Events

  • Britain diverts illegal emmigrants bound for Palestine to Cyprus

Famous Birthdays

Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen, American economist (Chair of US Federal Reserve 2014-18), born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells, English sci-fi author (The War of the Worlds, Time Machine), dies at 79

  • Valery Zhelobinsky, Russian composer, dies at 33
1946 Highlights

About August 13, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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