On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Beat Raaflaub, Swiss conductor, born in Winterthur, Switzerland

Person of interestBill Clinton

Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], 42nd US President (Democrat, 1993-2001), born in Hope, Arkansas

42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Charles F. Bolden Jr, American astronaut (STS 61C, 31, 45, 60), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1997)
1946 Highlights

About August 19, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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