What Happened on December 14, 1946

Historical Events

  • "Three to Make Ready" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 323 performances
  • General Assembly of United Nations votes to construct headquarters in New York City [1]
  • Togo made a trusteeship territory of UN

Famous Birthdays

  • Jackie McAuley, Irish rock pianist (Them - "Here Comes The Night"), born in Coleraine, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Jane Birkin, British pop singer ("Je t'aime... moi non plus") and actress (Dust; Death On The Nile), born in Marylebone, London, England
  • Joyce Vincent Wilson, American pop singer (Tony Orlando & Dawn), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Michael Ovitz, American entertaiment executive (president of Walt Disney Company, 1995-97; co-founder of Creative Artists Agency, 1975-95), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Peter Lorimer, Scottish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Leeds United 526 games), born in Dundee, Scotland (d. 2021)
  • 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
  • [Anna Marie] "Patty" Duke, American Academy and Emmy awarding actress (The Miracle Worker; The Patty Duke Show), and mental health advocate, born in New York City (d. 2016)
1946 Highlights

About December 14, 1946

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius