On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Giants Filchock & Hapes suspended by NFL, didn't report bribe attempt
  • National Football League Championship, Polo Grounds, NYC: Chicago Bears beat New York Giants, 24-14; record attendance 58,346 at final NFL title game played at Polo Grounds

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Howe, American baseball player and manager
  • Carmine Appice, musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • Harry Ray, rock vocalist (Ray, Goodman, Brown), born in Hackensack, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Frederic Norton, composer, dies at 77
  • Konrad Haebler, German historian (Hundert Kalenderinkunabeln), dies at 89