On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1946

Historical Events

  • An earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits northern Dominican Republic. 100 are killed and 20,000 are left homeless.

Famous Birthdays

  • Maureen Starkey [Mary Cox], British ex-wife of Beatle Ringo Starr, born in Liverpool, England (d. 1994)
  • Max Middleton, British rock keyboard player (Jeff Beck Group), born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England
1946 Highlights

About August 4, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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