On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US officially submits to jurisdiction of World Court

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Holdsworth, British guitarist, born in Bradford (d. 2017)
  • Dusty Rhodes, Australian baseball coach (Olympics 1996)
  • Masaaki Sakai, Japanese comedian
  • Roh Moo-hyun, South Korean politician

Famous Deaths

  • Blanche Bingley-Hillyard, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1886, 89, 94, 97, 99-1900), dies at 82
  • Tony Lazzeri, American baseball player, dies at 42