On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1946

Historical Events

  • French Fourth Republic is founded
  • US General MacNarney gives 800,000 "minor Nazis" amnesty

Famous Birthdays

  • Brenda Howard, American bisexual activist, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2005)
  • Jan Akkerman, Dutch guitarist and composer (Focus - "Can't Stand Noise"), born in Amsterdam

Jeff Sessions

Jeff Sessions [Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III], American Republican politician, US Attorney General (2017-18) and Alabama Senator (1997-2017), born in Selma, Alabama

1946 Highlights

About December 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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