On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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