What Happened on February 1, 1946

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Norwegian politician Trygve Lie elected the 1st Secretary General of the United Nations

  • Republic of Hungary proclaims Zolt├ín Tildy as its communist president

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart Braverman, American actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Carol Neblett, American operatic soprano (Metropolitan Opera, 1979-93), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • Elisabeth Sladen, English actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures), born in Liverpool, England
  • Karen Krantzcke, Australian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1968; Federation Cup 1970), born in Brisbane, Australia (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Bethge, German poet, dies at 70
1946 Highlights

About February 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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