On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1946

Historical Events

  • TV's 1st network dramatic serial "Faraway Hill" ends 2 month run in US

Famous Birthdays

  • Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA C'ship 1985), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • Stephen (Steve) Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist, born in Ginsberg Township (d. 1977)

Person of interestSteven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg, American director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws), born in Cincinnati, Ohio


1946 Highlights

About December 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius