On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 performances
  • Togo made a trusteeship territory of UN
  • UN General Assembly votes to establish UN HQs in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthonius A M "Ton" Kors, Dutch writer (Hannie Schaft)
  • Jackie McAuley, Irish rock pianist (Them Coleraine), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Jane Birkin, English actress and singer (Mrs Don Juan, Dark Places, Dust), born in London, England
  • Joyce Vincent Wilson, American singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Michael Ovitz, American president (Walt Disney Co) and co-founder (Creative Artists Agency), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Patty Duke, American actress (The Miracle Worker), born in New York (d. 2016)
  • Ruth Fuchs, German javelin thrower (Olympic 2 gold-72, 76), born in Egeln, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
  • Stan Smith, American tennis player (US Open 1971, Wimbledon 1972), born in Pasadena, California