On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1946

Historical Events

  • Foghorn Leghorn, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Robert McKimson and Warren Foster, (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Walky Talky Hawky"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerome Corsi, American writer and conspiracy theorist, born in East Cleveland, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Harley Granville-Barker, English dramatist, producer (The Voysey Inheritance) and critic, dies at 68
  • Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63
1946 Highlights

About August 31, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo