On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1947 NFL Draft: Bob Fenimore from University of Oklahoma A&M first pick by Chicago Bears

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French fashion designer Christian Dior and his backer Marcel Boussac found fashion house Christian Dior

Fashion Designer Christian Dior
Fashion Designer
Christian Dior
  • Thailand joins the United Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriaan van Dis, Dutch TV host/writer (Promised Country)
  • Benny Andersson, Swedish composer and musician (ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Fred Borgman, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • Trevor Pinnock, English conductor and harpsichordist