What Happened on December 15, 1946

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 infielder (Houston Astros) and manager (Houston Astros, Oakland A's, NY Mets), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Carmine Appice, American musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown - "Special Lady"), born in Long Branch, New Jersey (d. 1992)
  • Piet Schrijvers, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (46 caps; FC Twente, AFC Ajax 269 games), born in Jutphaas, Netherlands (d. 2022)
Born in 1946

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Norton, British composer (Chu Chin Chow), dies at 77
  • Konrad Haebler, German historian (Hundert Kalenderinkunabeln), dies at 89

About December 15, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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