On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1946

Historical Events

  • Belgian Council of State forms
  • Highest ridership in NYC subway history (8.8 million passengers)
  • University of Tennessee refuses to play Duquesne University as they suggested they may use a black player in their basketball game

Famous Birthdays

  • Edita Gruberova, Slovak operatic soprano, born in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • John Sullivan, English television scriptwriter, born in Balham, London (d. 2011)

Person of interestSusan Lucci

Susan Lucci, American actress (All My Children, Mafia Princess), born in Scarsdale, New York

Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur Susan Lucci
Actress, TV Host and Entrepreneur
Susan Lucci
  • Tony Craig [Kulasa], American actor (That Boy Next Door), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • John A. Sampson, American gynecologist (b. 1873)
1946 Highlights

About December 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn