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 after they suggested they may use a black player in their basketball game

Famous Birthdays

  • Edita Gruberova, Slovak operatic soprano, born in Bratislava, Slovakia (d. 2021)
  • John Sullivan, English television scriptwriter, born in Balham, London (d. 2011)

Susan Lucci

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

  • 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? 74 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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