On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1946

Historical Events

  • French troops leave Lebanon

Historic Event

US President Harry Truman officially proclaims end of WW II

Famous Birthdays

  • Cliff Richey, American tennis player (World #6 1970; Davis Cup 1969-70), born in San Angelo, Texas
  • Pius Ncube, Zimbabwean human rights advocate, born in Filabusi, Zimbabwe

Famous Deaths

  • Frederik "Frits" Tartaud, Dutch actor and husband of Dutch actress Alida Klein, dies at 89
1946 Highlights

About December 31, 1946

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

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