On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1946

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hank Williams begins to record on Sterling label

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams
  • Spain suspended from UN
  • UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) established (Nobel 1965)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick McCosker, Australian cricketer (fine Australian opener 1975-80), born in Inverell, New South Wales, Australia

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"Bill Haley & His Comets" rock 'n' roll musician Bill Haley (21) weds Dorothy Crowe

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley

1946 Highlights

About December 11, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius