On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1946

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Harry Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Kim [Andrew Joachim], Canadian rocker (Baby, I Love You), born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestJosé Carreras

José Carreras, Spanish opera tenor (I Lombardi, Three Tenors), born in Barcelona

Opera Singer José Carreras
Opera Singer
José Carreras

1946 Highlights

About December 5, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius