On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1946

Historical Events

  • US Army rocket plane XS-1 makes 1st powered flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Graham Knight, Scottish musician (Marmalade)
  • John Rubinstein, American stage and screen actor, and singer (Pippin; Family: Grumpy Old Men (The Musical)), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sharmila Tagore, Indian Actress
1946 Highlights

About December 8, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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