On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Kiick, American football player
  • Rinus Gerritsen [Marinus], Dutch rock bassist/keyboardist (Golden Earring)

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Vogler, South African cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies at 69