On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Beggar's Holiday" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 111 performances
  • "Toplitzky of Notre Dame" opens at Century Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • 35th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Melbourne (5-0)
  • Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas opens (start of an era)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Edwards, rocker
  • Lisette Hordijk, Dutch TV broadcaster

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Jackie Coogan (32) weds Ann McCormack (22)