On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Erika Slezak, actress (Viki-One Life to Live), born in Hollywood, California
  • Rick van der Linden, Dutch keyboardist (Ekseption)
  • Ron Silliman, American poet

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Marx, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863)