On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1946

Historical Events

  • Golf Writers Association of America forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Derryl Cousins, American baseball umpire (World Series 1988, 99, 2005; MLB All-Star Game 1987, 98, 2008), born in Fresno, California (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Ã…berg, Swedish athlete (Olympic silver triple jump; bronze long jump 1912), dies at 53
1946 Highlights

About August 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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