On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1946

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Parks, American session guitarist (Kenny Loggins; Steely Dan; Lyle Lovett), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Frank Hayes, English cricket batsman (9 Tests, HS 106no England v WI on debut 1973), born in Preston, Lancashire
  • Willy van der Kuijlen, Dutch soccer forward (22 caps; PSV 528 games), born in Helmond, Netherlands (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Maximilian Steinberg, Russian composer, dies at 63
1946 Highlights

About December 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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