On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1946

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Republic of Hungary proclaims Zolt├ín Tildy as its communist president
  • Trygve Lie, a Norwegian socialist, becomes 1st Secretary General of the United Nations

Famous Birthdays

  • Bart Braverman, American actor (Bobby-Vega$, Roy-New Odd Couple), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Elisabeth Sladen, English actress (Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures), born in Liverpool, England

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Bethge, German poet, dies at 70