What Happened on December 23, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

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
  • Susan Lucci, Scarsdale, New York, American actress (All My Children, Mafia Princess)
  • Tony Craig, [Kulasa], actor (That Boy Next Door), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

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