On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1946

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
  • Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas opens (start of an era)

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

Jackie Coogan

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

1946 Highlights

About December 26, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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